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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  • AEM Agrees with Obama: Time for Congress to Fix the Highway Trust ... - BusinessWeek
    AEM Agrees with Obama: Time for Congress to Fix the Highway Trust ... - Minyanville
    07/1/2014 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Christie signs New Jersey budget after some vetoes - Miami Herald
    Massachusetts lawmakers OK final state budget - Boston Herald
    06/30/2014 - 7:27 am | View Link
  • 6 Tips to Finding a Job With the Federal Government - AARP
    ... government, and he or she will tell you the hiring process can be painfully slow and bureaucratic. And, following the government shutdown and...
    06/28/2014 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • Casey fears government shutdown on road and bridge projects - Citizens Voice
    Bob Casey warned Thursday about “the transportation equivalent of a government shutdown.” The Highway Trust Fund is on track to be empty...
    06/27/2014 - 4:35 am | View Link
  • GOP Won’t Shut Down Government to Block ‘War on Coal,’ Thune ... - Roll Call Online
    File Photo) A top Senate Republican predicted the GOP’s fight against the EPA’s “war on coal” won’t lead to a government shutdown.
    06/26/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Link
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  • Hospitals claim D.C. births spiked in wake of government shutdown
    A long time ago, clear across an entire academic year, tragedy struck in Washington, D.C. For two weeks last October, the federal government shut down. That whole time, Vox wondered what the members of Congress and the rest of the federal government’s ...
    07/23/2014 - 3:28 am | View Link
  • Economic impact of local national military park hurt by 2013 government shutdown
    Visitor spending at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park brought in millions to the surrounding communities last year. But the economic impact was less than in recent years, in part because of the government shutdown in October 2013.
    07/21/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Government Shutdown Does Not Convert Prison Time To Probation
    I’m wondering if Young C. Park might have had that “Better to be lucky, than good” feeling when he heard that he was being sentenced to three years probation and sixth months home confinement. He had pleaded guilty to one count of filing a false ...
    07/17/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Elizabeth Warren: The government shutdown was over birth control
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday blamed last October's government shutdown on Republicans wanting to deny women access to birth control. No really. Warren said this on the Senate floor while defending the Democrats' deceptively titled “Women's ...
    07/15/2014 - 4:08 pm | View Link
  • Nope: Elizabeth Warren says the government shutdown was about birth control
    “Remember last year’s government shutdown that nearly tanked our economy?” Warren asked. “That fight started with a GOP effort to hold the whole operation of the federal government hostage in order to try to force Democrats and the president to let ...
    07/15/2014 - 2:22 pm | View Link
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  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    07/19/2014 - 6:55 am | View Website
  • United States federal government shutdowns of 1995 and ...
    The United States federal government shutdowns of 1995 and 1995–96 were the result of conflicts between Democratic President Bill Clinton and the Republican ...
    07/18/2014 - 1:52 pm | View Website
  • United States federal government shutdown of 2013 ...
    From October 1 through 16, 2013, the United States federal government entered a shutdown and curtailed most routine operations after Congress failed to enact ...
    07/17/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Website
  • Obama signs bill to end partial shutdown, avert debt ...
    President Barack Obama signed a bill that ends the 16-day partial government shutdown and raises the debt ceiling, the White House said early Thursday morning.
    10/16/2013 - 8:48 am | View Website
  • Government Shuts Down in Budget Impasse
    The federal government will shut down for the first time in nearly two decades after last-minute moves in both chambers of Congress failed to break a ...
    10/2/2013 - 7:31 am | View Website
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