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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  • Govt. shutdown threat is a fixture of U.S. politics but unknown ... - Yahoo! News
    Gov't shutdown threat is a fixture of U.S. politics but unknown ... - Reuters India
    10/1/2015 - 2:13 pm | View Link
  • The one number that could signal the next government shutdown - Washington Post
    Obama signs funding bill averting government shutdown — for now - USA Today
    10/1/2015 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Nov. 5 debt-limit deadline sets up a showdown New 6:23 pm - Seattle Times
    Nov. 5 debt-limit deadline sets up a showdown - Seattle Times
    10/1/2015 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • The Planned Parenthood controversy, explained by Seth Meyers [Video] - Washington Post
    ... be the sticking point in a potential December government shutdown. [ How Planned Parenthood could still cause a government shutdown (just not...
    10/1/2015 - 8:20 am | View Link
  • This is the new debt ceiling deadline - CNN Money
    Debt ceiling deadline is now November 5 - CNN Money
    10/1/2015 - 7:26 am | View Link
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  • Brazile: Government shutdowns are GOP weapons
    Our American family, this nation, has been in a dysfunctional mode since 1981 when the first full government shutdown occurred. Since then, we’ve had 11 additional shutdowns. Eleven times we’ve endured Congress withholding monies to run the government ...
    10/6/2015 - 1:43 pm | View Link
  • Will the Fed raise interest rates if the federal government is shut down?
    While a government shutdown isn’t seen as highly likely this fall, it’s not out of the realm of possibility. A few circumstances could align to make it happen right when the Federal Reserve is looking at raising interest rates. Pro-life Republicans in ...
    10/6/2015 - 10:07 am | View Link
  • Governor calls for government shutdown over gun control laws
    New York — When it comes to gun control, wily centrist Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of New York is emerging as one of the most outspokenly partisan politicians in the country. As one of the few chief executives in the nation to successfully champion gun control ...
    10/6/2015 - 8:23 am | View Link
  • Cuomo Clarifies Government Shutdown Call Over Gun Control
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a radio interview on Tuesday clarified his initial call for Democrats to threaten a federal government shutdown over the passage of stricter gun control legislation. Nevertheless, he still wants Democrats nationally to address gun ...
    10/6/2015 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • Threat of government shutdown hits home in NCWV
    CLARKSBURG — Recently, the U.S. Congress narrowly avoided another government shutdown to follow the one that took place in 2013. However, the spending bill Congress passed only funds the government through December, setting the stage for further debate ...
    10/6/2015 - 2:12 am | View Link
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  • 50% chance of a government shutdown in December
    I’m setting the chances of a government shutdown when the current continuing resolution expires in December at 50 percent . But first, I have lots of ...
    10/5/2015 - 9:44 am | View Website
  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    10/2/2015 - 11:17 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 ...
    10/2/2015 - 3:14 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 because neither legislation ...
    10/1/2015 - 1:31 pm | View Website
  • Federal Government Avoids Shutdown
    Party leaders have kept their promise of no government shutdown Wednesday afternoon – at least for the time being. Congress passed a short-term spending ...
    09/30/2015 - 5:25 am | View Website
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