Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in' - Miami Herald Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in' - Sacramento Bee 09/1/2014 - 9:13 am | View Link
Judge: Federal government violated Fair Labor Standards Act during ... - BusinessWeek 02--A ruling by a federal judge in a lawsuit filed by federal employees over the government shutdown last fall has given the workers hope that... 09/1/2014 - 9:10 am | View Link
House Republicans Don't Expect a Shutdown - Huffington Post WASHINGTON—Almost a year since the last partial government shutdown began, many House Republicans say they have little desire to start another. 09/1/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
Pr. William announces $5.9 million shortfall for fiscal 2014 - Washington Post Prince William Co. ends year with $5.9M shortfall - KansasCity.com 08/31/2014 - 10:32 am | View Link
5 Only the White House is talking about a government shutdown, Ted ... - Washington Post Video: Top Republican flays Harry Reid - WorldNetDaily 08/30/2014 - 2:25 pm | View Link
Economic impact of local national military park hurt by 2013 government shutdown Visitor spending at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park brought in millions to the surrounding communities last year. But the economic impact was less than in recent years, in part because of the government shutdown in October 2013. 09/13/2014 - 6:53 pm | View Link
Government shutdown unlikely A few weeks ago Washington was buzzing with predictions that Republicans will impeach President Obama. More recently, Washington has been buzzing with predictions that Republicans will shut down the government. Both have come mostly from Democrats facing ... 09/12/2014 - 5:57 pm | View Link
Debt Ceiling and Government Shutdown Candidates Staci Appel (D) and David Young (R) on the debt ceiling and governemnt shutdown during debate for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District seat. Video Library clips and descriptions are created by MyC-SPAN users, and are not the editorial selections ... 09/12/2014 - 9:01 am | View Link
GOP bill would avert government shutdown WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the House unveiled a short-term spending bill Tuesday that would keep the government open into mid-December and provide $88 million to battle the Ebola outbreak. The upcoming Nov. 1 expiration of the bank’s ... 09/10/2014 - 7:47 am | View Link
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United States federal government shutdowns of 1995 and ... The United States federal government shutdowns of 1995 and 1995–96 were the result of conflicts between Democratic President Bill Clinton and the Republican ... 09/13/2014 - 8:05 am | View Link
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U.S. Government Shutdown cartoon Wonkie has been closely monitoring the curious situation in the USA with respect to the recent shutdown of government over the last two weeks. 09/12/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Link
Defense.gov Special Report: Government Shutdown Hagel Announces Recall of Most DOD Civilian Workers. Most Defense Department civilians placed on emergency furlough during the government shutdown will be asked to ... 09/11/2014 - 11:59 pm | 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 after Congress failed to enact ... 09/11/2014 - 10:41 pm | View Link
The top U. S. Army officer says thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims.
Vice President Joe Biden says it is time for young men to "stand up" against domestic violence.
Biden is speaking to the Democratic National Committee's women's leadership forum. He says the recent 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act shows the need to combat domestic violence against women in their teens and 20s.
President Barack Obama and Biden are unveiling a campaign Friday to target domestic violence on college campuses.
Biden will hold a roundtable discussion on domestic violence later in Denver, where he plans a fundraiser for Democrat Andrew Romanoff, who is challenging GOP congressman Mike Coffman in a competitive congressional district.
The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor has fired a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from plans by other Democrats.
Mary Burke's spokesman Joe Zepecki says the campaign wasn't aware of the duplicate material until it was first reported Thursday night by Buzzfeed.
Burke has made jobs and the economy the centerpiece of her argument against Republican Gov.
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Would billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer profit if Keystone Pipeline was killed?
It’s Republican strategist Karl Rove versus billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer in Iowa. Rove’s group, American Crossroads, is up with a new ad that claims the Democratic Senate candidate there, Rep. Bruce Braley, is doing the bidding for Steyer by voting against the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
House Republican campaign could still come to the aid of indicted Rep. Michael Grimm this year. Speaking to reporters Friday, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) would not rule out possibility that the NRCC reverses its decision last spring to shut off support for Grimm due to his federal indictment in April for 20 counts related to tax fraud.
The White House is launching a major campaign against sexual assault on college campuses. Tagged "It's on us," the campaign "seeks to engage college students and all members of campus communities in preventing sexual assault in the first place," and will draw on the cultural clout of partners like video game company Electronic Arts, the NCAA, Viacom's cable channels, and more:
Several prominent celebrities will participate in public service announcements aimed at enlisting public support for the campaign, administration officials said, including Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love and actors Jon Hamm and Connie Britton.
The campaign aims to work both through a cultural shift making campuses a place "where sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported," and by putting that (hoped-for) new culture into concrete action through bystander intervention and similar programs:
Most men are not comfortable with violence against women, but often don’t speak out because they believe that other men accept this behavior.