Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

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  • As new shutdown looms, old shutdown remains unresolved - Washington Business Journal
    Even as Greater Washington braces for the possibility of another government shutdown Oct. 1, tens of thousands of federal employees are still suing
    09/3/2015 - 5:51 am | View Link
  • Shutdown hits commuters in Himachal - Big News Network
    The shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures on Wednesday hit the commuters most as over 2,000 state
    09/2/2015 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Trump, Other Non-Texans May Have Cruz Defending Home Turf -
    Cruz kicks off Texas trip Tuesday - Houston Chronicle
    09/1/2015 - 6:42 am | View Link
  • Traders countrywide shutdown from Oct 7 - The News International
    LAHORE All groups of the traders have announced a countrywide shutdown for indefinite period of time from October 7, 2015 if the government will not
    09/1/2015 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • In shutdown blame game, Republicans keep losing - Washington Examiner
    Poll: More voters would blame GOP for shutdown - The Hill
    08/31/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
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  • Will a government shutdown over Planned Parenthood even achieve its aim?
    The issue of funding Planned Parenthood is a relevant one as the possibility of a government shutdown looms. As it turns out though, even if a shutdown were to happen, the organization would still be funded. Eighteen Republicans in the House of ...
    09/3/2015 - 4:30 am | View Link
  • As New Shutdown Looms, Old Shutdown Remains Unresolved
    Even as Greater Washington braces for the possibility of another government shutdown Oct. 1, tens of thousands of federal employees are still suing the government over the last one. A small group of federal employees sued the government on Oct. 24 ...
    09/3/2015 - 2:10 am | View Link
  • Budget battle, possible government shutdown loom after Labor Day
    Members of the House of Representatives walk down the steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, after their final vote before their summer recess. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON — When congressional lawmakers head back to Capitol ...
    09/3/2015 - 1:59 am | View Link
  • Mitch McConnell’s Announcement Incites Republicans To Shutdown The Government
    After Republicans failed to defund Planned Parenthood exactly one month ago, a group of theocratic conservatives in the House pledged not to vote for any government funding bill that includes Planned Parenthood. The provocative stance creates the potential ...
    09/2/2015 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • Planned Parenthood Would Still Receive Federal Funds During A Government Shutdown
    The major source of federal funding provided to PPFA in the past (Medicaid) would likely be available to PPFA during a short-term government shutdown at the start of FY2016. Medicaid is a joint federal-state program which provides health coverage for ...
    09/2/2015 - 12:47 pm | View Link
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  • Continuing resolution an opportunity, not shutdown, for ...
    An alternative to a federal shutdown can mean opportunities for government agencies.
    09/1/2015 - 11:46 pm | View Link
  • No shutting down Planned Parenthood
    A government shutdown wouldn’t shut down Planned Parenthood. Instead, Planned Parenthood would continue to receive the majority of its federal funding ...
    09/1/2015 - 12:26 pm | View Link
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    09/1/2015 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • Poll: More voters would blame GOP for shutdown | TheHill
    Forty-one percent would blame the GOP and a third Dems if government shuts down.
    08/31/2015 - 6:15 am | View Link
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    Maine was ranked as the 5th most state to be impacted by the government shutdown by WalletHub. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Gov. Paul LePage declared a civil ...
    08/31/2015 - 4:35 am | View Link
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