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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  • Letter: Both parties responsible for government shutdown
    The word “civics” is a noun and defined as “the study or science of the privileges and obligations of citizens.” Yes, as a U.S. citizen, you need to know your civics today. You should understand that the Republican party does not control our ...
    02/16/2018 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Brian Fitzpatrick cuts check to Treasury for pay during January government shutdown
    When the federal government shut down for three days last month, Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick said he wouldn’t accept his salary for the period in which there was no approved spending plan. Shortly after a spending plan was put in place, the ...
    02/16/2018 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • Government Shutdown Once Again Shows the Lies Behind Deficit Hysteria
    Another day, another temporary government shutdown and then finally a long-term “bipartisan compromise” so beloved of the punditocracy is reached. Early last Friday morning, the president signed a new funding bill that was narrowly passed in Congress ...
    02/14/2018 - 12:04 pm | View Link
  • Air Force hockey team falls to Sacred Heart in game rescheduled because of government shutdown
    HAMDEN, Conn. – Matt Tugnutt’s goal at 2:54 of overtime lifted Sacred Heart to a 2-1 win over Air Force in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game Tuesday in Hamden, Conn. This game was rescheduled from Jan. 20 due to the government shutdown and was played ...
    02/14/2018 - 1:44 am | View Link
  • Government Shutdown Ends Almost As Suddenly As It Began
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The second government shutdown in 17 days started at 12:01 a.m., Eastern. It was just about over five hours later that the House agreed to reopen the government, and it did, just before 9 a.m., when President Trump signed a two-year ...
    02/12/2018 - 5:17 am | View Link
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  • Government shutdowns in the United States
    While government shutdowns prior to the 1995–1996 shutdowns had very mild effects, a full federal government shutdown causes a large number of civilian federal ...
    02/10/2018 - 2:54 pm | View Website
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    Browse, search and watch Government Shutdown videos and more at
    02/9/2018 - 6:37 pm | View Website
  • Government shutdown: What happened overnight, Rand Paul ...
    While you were sleeping soundly early Friday, the federal government briefly shutdown for the second time in three weeks.
    02/9/2018 - 2:24 am | View Website
  • Government shutdown news: House passes budget deal
    The House passed a bill Friday to set up a major spending increase and end a brief government shutdown, sending it to President Donald Trump for his ...
    02/9/2018 - 12:29 am | View Website
  • Federal Government Shutdown | Federal News Radio
    Whenever Congress is unable to pass legislation that appropriates funds for federal operations, the threat of a government shutdown looms.
    02/8/2018 - 6:36 am | View Website
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