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Barack Obama Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown Looms As Clock Approaches Midnight

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The federal government lurched toward a shutdown for the first time in 15 years on Friday as Republicans and Democrats in Congress strugg...

Government Shutdown Not Yet Averted As White House Meeting Fails To Produce Deal

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says another round of talks with congressional leaders has helped but there is no deal yet to avert a government s...

A Look At Effects Of Government Shutdown

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

A look at how key government sectors would be affected if the White House and congressional negotiators are unable to strike a budget deal by Friday: ...

Government Shutdown Threat Prompts Meeting At White House

AP/The Huffington Post | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says late-night budget talks with the leaders of Congress have helped to narrow the issues, but there is no ...

Obama: Government Shutdown Will Delay Pay To Troops

AP/The Huffington Post | RICHARD LARDNER and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration warned Wednesday that a federal shutdown would undermine the economic recovery, delay pay to U.S. troops fighti...

White House Directs Agencies To Prepare For Government Shutdown

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - The White House has directed government agencies to prepare for a government shutdown if Republicans and Democrats fail to agree on a budg...