Government Shutdown

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Government shutdowns have become a regular topic of conversation in Washington D.C. for the last few years. While many thought the talk of shutting down the government would have ended with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s retirement, politicians are still continuing to use it as a threat, and congressional gridlock is becoming rather normal. The […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill late last night for President Barack Obama‘s signature after a day of Senate intrigue capped…

  1. FAMILY FOUND Miracle: A Christmas miracle came early it seems. A family of six survived two days lost in the wintry Nevada mountains and were…

The government shutdown in October lasted 16 days and cost at least $24 billion, and there are fears another one may be coming on Jan. 15.…

    Top aides to Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are working to finalize plans to raise the…

  Two steps forward, one step back. A surge of optimism for a possible compromise to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a U.S.…

Today’s shutdown-related media darling looks to be a new website called DrunkDialCongress.org.

Coffee lovers can get their caffeine fix on since Starbucks, one of America’s fave java spots, is offering its patrons a free cup of coffee…

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrives for a luncheon hosting first ladies at the Studio Museum in Harlem September 24, 2013 in the Manhattan borough…

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) blames President Barack Obama for the continued government shutdown as well as the looming default because he simply won’t negotiate,”…

Fox & Friends co-host Anna Kooiman fell hook, line and sinker for a fake story that claimed President Barack Obama is personally funding “The International Museum…

  1. SHUTDOWN Elephants biting their nails:  A small but growing group of House Republicans is increasingly worried about the fallout from the government shutdown and say it’s…