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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    Two years later, he played a key role in the 2013 government shutdown and debt ceiling hostage crisis, defending both as "good policy" and "good politics." More recently, Mulvaney helped oust John Boehner John Boehner An anti-government ideologue like ...
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  • Kenyan government warns of possible internet shutdown in August elections
    This August, Kenya will hold its presidential election and as with many elections across the continent, the possibility of unrest is very real. This, according to the East African country’s government, may lead it to implement an internet shut down ...
    01/16/2017 - 8:39 pm | View Link
  • The Kenyan Government Will Only Shut Down The Internet During Elections 'If Things Get Out Of Hand'
    "We hope we will not get there. Unless it gets out of hand, we do not see an Internet shutdown happening," Mr Gituku added. Cases of intolerance among Kenyans using social media have been on the rise as the August Elections approach. Reports of fake ...
    01/13/2017 - 10:29 pm | View Link
  • Backpage shuts down adult section, citing government pressure and unlawful censorship campaign
    “Today, the censors have prevailed. We get it,” the men said in their statement. “But the shutdown of Backpage’s adult classified advertising is an assault on the 1st Amendment. We maintain hope for a more robust and unbowed Internet in the future.”
    01/10/2017 - 4:52 am | View Link
  • What a Government Shutdown Would Mean for You
    If Congress cannot approve a budget for 2016 by September 30, the end of this fiscal year, the US government will shut down. It’s a likely scenario since there are just a few more working days for lawmakers to come to an agreement and there’s no sign ...
    09/23/2015 - 1:15 am | View Link
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  • Government shutdown in the United States
    While most government shutdowns prior to the 1995–1996 shutdowns had very mild effects, a full federal government shutdown causes a large number of civilian federal ...
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  • Stop-gap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate ...
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