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Wanna Hate Congress Even More? Here Are The Sleaziest Things They've Done During The Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

We're now almost two weeks into the government shutdown, and there's been no shortage of outrage over the fact that Congress remains unable to figure ...

Poll: 60 Percent Of Americans Ready To Fire Entire Congress

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Given an opportunity to replace every member of Congress, 60 percent of Americans would favor an all-inclusive congressional overhaul, while only 35 p...

LATEST UPDATES: Government Shutdown Continues

Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown continued Thursday as President Barack Obama and congressional leaders remained at odds in the ongoing budget standoff. Th...

Amanda Terkel

Congressional Perks Deemed Essential During Shutdown While Public Sacrifices

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Around the country, furloughed federal workers are wondering how they're going to pay their bills while they wait for the government to ...

LATEST UPDATES: Government Shutdown Standoff Continues In Congress

Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

The federal government shutdown continued Monday with few signs of progress in Congress, with the U.S. inching towards default ahead of the October 17...

GOP Rep Defends Decision To Keep Her Pay

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

As dozens of members of Congress refuse their pay amid the government shutdown, two members are defending their decisions not to relinquish checks. ...

Shutdown Drags On

Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The government limped into a third day of partial shutdown Thursday after a White House meeting a...

Nick Wing

These Republicans Really Hope You'll Forget The Government Shutdown Is Their Fault

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you follow any Republican lawmakers on social media, you may have noticed a popular theme on Wednesday: Blame President Barack Obama ...

No Shutdown Deal After White House Meeting

AP/The Huffington Post | DAVID ESPO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama brought top lawmakers to the White House on Wednesday as Republicans rejected Democratic deman...

Here's How The Government Shutdown Is Hurting Your State

Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Though much of the coverage of the government shutdown has focused on the drama unfolding in Washington, D.C., the effects are being fel...

Shutdown Shows No Signs Of Ending

Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Has No Clue How To End Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you weren't worried about how this government shutdown will get worked out, here's something that should help raise the anxiety: lawm...

How We're Totally Misunderstanding What The Government Shutdown Means

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell & Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.01.2013 | Comedy

It's not all national park closings and furloughed workers, the government shutdown also means the rule of law goes completely out the window... doesn...

This Is What's Happening To Your Congressman's Paycheck Thanks To The Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

The clock struck 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday with congressional lawmakers incapable of reaching an agreement on a short-term measure to fund the government....

Congress Plunges Nation Into Chaos

Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running disp...

Dave Jamieson

Who's Got 2 Thumbs And Still Gets Paid In A Shutdown?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the event of a government shutdown, hundreds of thousands of federal workers would be furloughed, not knowing if or when they'd get p...

Mark Blumenthal

POLL: Will History Repeat?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - How will the public react if the federal government shuts down next week? Public polling around the two partial shutdowns between Nove...