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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  • Doing Business in a Locked-Down Brussels - Bloomberg
    ... day of a government-ordered shutdown of the metro, schools, and shopping centers, it offers a cautionary tale for business and government...
    11/24/2015 - 12:05 pm | View Link
  • Refugee Debate Threatens Government Shutdown - Herald Sun
    The Syrian refugee debate has become so political that it could threaten a U.S. government shutdown in December.
    11/24/2015 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • Syria refugee fight emerges as government shutdown threat - The Hill
    Iraq has emerged as one of the biggest hurdles to Congress completing work on a year-long spending bill and preventing a government shutdown.
    11/23/2015 - 9:48 am | View Link
  • Thought the threat of a government shutdown was over? Not so fast. - Washington Post
    But that doesn’t mean the threat of a government shutdown is over.
    11/20/2015 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • The five things that could still force a government shutdown - Washington Post
    But that doesn’t mean the threat of a government shutdown is over.
    11/20/2015 - 6:39 am | View Link
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  • Congress Returns to a Looming Threat of a Government Shutdown
    Congress returns from its generous Thanksgiving recess on Monday to face immediate pressure to hammer out legislation to keep the federal government open beyond a looming December 11 deadline. Last month, President Obama and congressional leaders struck a ...
    11/29/2015 - 12:16 am | View Link
  • TRUMP: Historians will blame 'Barack Hussein Obama' for any government shutdowns
    You got to say, 'We're going to close it. We're going to close it.' You've got to scare them." Some Republicans were worried that a government shutdown over the budget would be blamed on their party. But Trump dismissed that notion. The mogul said "Barack ...
    11/28/2015 - 9:41 pm | View Link
  • US struggles to avoid another government holiday shutdown
    Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis.
    11/28/2015 - 6:31 am | View Link
  • A Christmas present to Wall Street could shut down the government
    Germany Add attempts to roll back Wall Street reform to the list of things that might cause a government shutdown next month, when Congress comes to grips with the need to pass an omnibus government spending bill before a December 11 deadline. Treasury ...
    11/28/2015 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • US struggles to avoid another government holiday shutdown; deadline is Dec. 11
    (AP) — Congress is racing to close out a $1.1 trillion spending bill by Dec. 11 and avoid a holiday season government shutdown. At issue are dozens of policy provisions attached to the 12 spending bills. When a bill has trouble advancing on its own ...
    11/26/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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
    11/26/2015 - 7:07 am | View Link
  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    11/26/2015 - 12:55 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    11/25/2015 - 2:25 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    11/23/2015 - 8:03 pm | View Link
  • Government Shutdown Talks May Gut Retirement Security Rule
    WASHINGTON -- One casualty of the House budget talks to avert a government shutdown may be a proposed rule requiring investment advisers to act in the best ...
    12/5/2014 - 3:10 am | View Link
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