Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

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  • 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 -
    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
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  • 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
  • Wonkbook: Congress just may avoid a government shutdown
    Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here.
    09/10/2014 - 2:37 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
  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    09/13/2014 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • 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
  • 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
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