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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ASK NEWS:
  • AEM Agrees with Obama: Time for Congress to Fix the Highway Trust ... - BusinessWeek
    AEM Agrees with Obama: Time for Congress to Fix the Highway Trust ... - Minyanville
    07/1/2014 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Christie signs New Jersey budget after some vetoes - Miami Herald
    Massachusetts lawmakers OK final state budget - Boston Herald
    06/30/2014 - 7:27 am | View Link
  • 6 Tips to Finding a Job With the Federal Government - AARP
    ... government, and he or she will tell you the hiring process can be painfully slow and bureaucratic. And, following the government shutdown and...
    06/28/2014 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • Casey fears government shutdown on road and bridge projects - Citizens Voice
    Bob Casey warned Thursday about “the transportation equivalent of a government shutdown.” The Highway Trust Fund is on track to be empty...
    06/27/2014 - 4:35 am | View Link
  • GOP Won’t Shut Down Government to Block ‘War on Coal,’ Thune ... - Roll Call Online
    File Photo) A top Senate Republican predicted the GOP’s fight against the EPA’s “war on coal” won’t lead to a government shutdown.
    06/26/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Government Shutdown Harder on Black Workers
    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although the shutdown of the federal government that began Tuesday is affecting all Americans, a disproportionate portion of the 800,000 furloughed federal workers are African Americans, according to the U.S. Office of Personnel ...
    07/28/2014 - 7:57 pm | View Link
  • Americans frustrated by government shutdown
    For the first time in nearly two decades, it isn't business as usual in Washington. Amid a government shutdown, workers wonder when their next paycheck will come while the next economic showdown looms just weeks away. An air of disbelief blew through the ...
    07/27/2014 - 5:46 pm | View Link
  • US diplomacy hobbled by government shutdown
    US-EU free trade talks and President Obama's trip to Asia have become the latest casualties of the government shutdown in Washington. The White House has warned that sanctions against Iran could also be undermined. The White House announced on Friday that ...
    07/27/2014 - 5:46 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.
    07/25/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Adams national park still recovering from government shutdown
    House bill would create Adams memorial in D.C. The Adams family may eventually get their own tourist attraction in the nation’s capital. House bill would create Adams memorial in D.C. The Adams family may eventually get their own tourist attraction in ...
    07/25/2014 - 8:12 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    07/23/2014 - 1:17 pm | View Link
  • Government Shutdown 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding...
    07/23/2014 - 10:32 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    07/22/2014 - 7:02 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 ...
    07/22/2014 - 2:56 am | View Link
  • Obama signs bill to end partial shutdown, avert debt ...
    President Barack Obama signed a bill that ends the 16-day partial government shutdown and raises the debt ceiling, the White House said early Thursday morning.
    10/16/2013 - 10:02 pm | View Link
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