Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

Watch this animation by The Washington Post to find out how our government ended up on the verge of a shutdown.

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BING NEWS:
  • Internet ‘Handover’ Could Stall Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown
    Senator Ted Cruz’s crusade to stop the Obama administration from transferring oversight of the internet’s back-end functions to the international community could put the brakes on a spending bill necessary to continue funding the government after ...
    09/20/2016 - 7:10 pm | View Link
  • Bill to battle Zika, prevent shutdown progressing slowly
    WASHINGTON — Top congressional leaders said Tuesday that negotiators are making slow but steady progress on a must-do spending bill to prevent a government shutdown next week and fund the battle against the Zika virus. A handful of tricky issues remain ...
    09/20/2016 - 6:08 pm | View Link
  • Slow progress made on bill to avert government shutdown
    Washington • Top congressional leaders said Tuesday that negotiators are making slow but steady progress on a must-do spending bill to prevent a government shutdown next week and fund the battle against the Zika virus. Some tricky issues remain, but ...
    09/20/2016 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • Senate leaders say they are close to deal to prevent government shutdown, provide Zika funds
    Senate leaders on Tuesday said they are close to deal on a stop-gap spending bill that would prevent a government shutdown at the end of the month and provide funding to combat the Zika virus, but disagreements over last-minute details continued to hold ...
    09/20/2016 - 1:22 pm | View Link
  • Senate struggles to reach deal to fund government, combat Zika virus
    WASHINGTON — Senate leaders once again postponed a vote Tuesday on legislation to prevent an Oct. 1 government shutdown as they struggled to reach a deal to fund federal agencies and combat the Zika virus. It was the third time in two weeks that ...
    09/20/2016 - 8:44 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Government Shutdown Suddenly Looming As Lawmakers Have ...
    GOPWASHINGTON ― The prospects of a government shutdown suddenly loomed larger Thursday as Republicansgop in the Senate offered a funding bill that Democrats ...
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  • Government funding talks stall ahead of next week's shutdown ...
    Eight days before a critical deadline, congressional negotiations over government funding stalled Thursday, prompting Senate Republicans to force a vote on ...
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  • Government shutdown in the United States
    While most government shutdowns prior to the 1995–1996 shutdowns had very mild effects, a full federal government shutdown causes a large number of civilian federal ...
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  • Government shutdown: Senate set to fire first volley over ...
    The Senate GOP is preparing to flip the script to avoid a government shutdown, threatening to confront House Republicans with a do-or-die vote right at the deadline ...
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  • Senate Passes Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown
    WASHINGTON — With only hours to spare on the last day of the fiscal year, Congress averted a government shutdown on Wednesday by approving a temporary ...
    09/30/2015 - 5:07 pm | View Website
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