Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

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  • In Search of the Midterms - ABC News
    First it was the Republican-inspired government shutdown. Then the botched rollout of the Obamacare website.
    10/3/2014 - 9:16 am | View Link
  • The Fix: The Senate Conservatives Fund has had a very bad 2014 - Washington Post
    Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), it pushed hard against funding Obamacare, a fight which contributed to the government shutdown.
    10/2/2014 - 5:56 am | View Link
  • Collins role in shutdown stirring up Maine’s U.S. Senate race - Portland Press Herald
    ... for ending last year’s government shutdown or blame for helping cause it. The campaigns marked the one-year anniversary of the shutdown with...
    10/2/2014 - 4:26 am | View Link
  • An Unhappy Anniversary to the Government Shutdown and - Government Executive
    Campaign Overnight: Happy anniversary? - The Hill
    10/1/2014 - 3:07 pm | View Link
  • One year later, Bock isn't letting up on Walorski over government ... - Elkhart Truth
    It’s been a year since the 2013 federal government shutdown, and Democratic U.S. House hopeful Joe Bock is using the anniversary to highlight his
    10/1/2014 - 6:40 am | View Link
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  • Here's Why We Might Be Heading Toward Another Government Shutdown Fight
    Fourteen Republican senators have written a letter to House Speaker John Boehner that sets the stage for a budget showdown ahead of a government-funding deadline in December. The possibility has started to ruffle feathers in Washington weeks before the ...
    10/18/2014 - 3:54 am | View Link
  • Federal employees' morale still low a year after partial government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — Full results are not in yet, but early returns predict a bad showing for federal employee morale. The Office of Personnel Management plans to announce findings from the government-wide 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey soon. But results ...
    10/17/2014 - 8:50 am | View Link
  • On the Eve of Midterms, Government Contractors Fear Another Shutdown
    Around this time last October, the federal goverment shutdown sapped the wind from the sails of what might otherwise have been an extraordinary year for Joni Green, co-founder of Five Stones Research. And Green says she hopes we're not headed toward ...
    10/17/2014 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Government shutdown divides Southerland, Graham
    PANAMA CITY — Last fall, when Democrats and Republicans refused to give an inch and shut down the federal government, Republicans took much of the heat and Democrats were optimistic about their chances of retaking the U.S. House in this year’s midterm ...
    10/16/2014 - 8:01 pm | View Link
  • Government Shutdown
    Dr. Dan Foster, a former West Virginia state senator, joined Eyewitness News at noon Tuesday just hours after the federal government shutdown. Foster discussed the Affordable Care Act that went into effect Tuesday. For more information on the federal ...
    10/16/2014 - 6:42 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.
    10/15/2014 - 5:04 am | View Website
  • Government Shutdown News, Photos and Videos
    Browse Government Shutdown latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Government Shutdown at
    10/14/2014 - 9:04 pm | View Website
  • Government Shutdown
    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 ...
    10/14/2014 - 2:16 pm | View Website
  • Government shutdown in the United States
    In U.S. politics, a government shutdown is the name for the process the Executive Branch must enter into, when the Congress creates a "funding gap" by choosing not to ...
    10/14/2014 - 2:56 am | 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 ...
    10/12/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Website
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