Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

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  • Democrats Grab Amnesty Concession, Reject DACA Compromise, Threaten Christmas Shutdown
    Democrats say they will not offer any concessions in exchange for the Tuesday suggestion by a top White House deputy that President Donald Trump could support a costly, no-strings amnesty for several million illegal immigrants. The aide, Marc Short, told ...
    09/13/2017 - 4:55 am | View Link
  • If an internet shutdown changed your life, you may be able to help us stop them
    For me, this shutdown was devastating. I’m a STEM advocate and a tech instructor for girls ages 10 to 18… Naturally, the internet is one of the tools I use on a daily basis to access free online resources to train girls. I also belong to social online ...
    09/11/2017 - 5:43 am | View Link
  • Government shutdown? Maybe not the best time
    The fact that politicians are still deal-making over a possible government shutdown shows, at best, a very poor sense of timing. Especially today: It’s the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and we are still in the midst of three super-powerful hurricanes ...
    09/10/2017 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • Dems threaten December shutdown if Dreamers aren't protected
    House Democrats are prepared to threaten a government shutdown in December unless Congress adopts protections for Dreamers, a senior member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus said Friday. Hours after Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) voted for a three-month ...
    09/8/2017 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Donald Trump Just Made A Deal With Democrats To Avoid A Government Shutdown
    Democratic leaders in Congress announced that they made a deal with President Donald Trump to pass relief aid for Hurricane Harvey, raise the debt ceiling, and pass a three-month bill to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month. House Minority ...
    09/7/2017 - 5:30 am | View Link
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  • Government shutdown in the United States
    In United States politics, a government shutdown is the process the Executive Branch must enter into when Congress and the President fail to pass legislation funding ...
    09/8/2017 - 5:36 am | View Link
  • Debt ceiling and government shutdown countdowns ...
    Congress comes back to work Tuesday facing at least half a dozen legislative deadlines that, if they miss, could shut down the government and the entire U ...
    09/6/2017 - 3:54 pm | View Link
  • Government Shutdown | HuffPost
    Government Shutdown news and opinion ... Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
    09/3/2017 - 11:22 pm | View Link
  • Is a Government Shutdown Inevitable?
    Republican leaders don’t want a government shutdown. Democrats don’t either, at least not officially. And yet come this fall, or perhaps just in time for ...
    08/23/2017 - 7:53 pm | View Link
  • Trump Shutdown Threat Complicates Congress’s Debt Ceiling ...
    President Donald Trump’s threats to shut down the government in October over border wall funding triggered concerns on Capitol Hill and could complicate ...
    08/23/2017 - 11:32 am | View Link
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