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Government Shutdown Debt Ceiling

Michael McAuliff

Congress Votes To End Funding, Debt Standoff | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government shutdown is dead. Obamacare is alive. The Senate voted 81 to 18 Wednesday night to reopen the federal government and r...

Congress Enters Crucial Week With Shutdown Fight

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics

* Two sides are still deadlocked * Lew says Congress is "playing with fire" * Conflict could go down to ...

Obama Says No Social Security Checks If Debt Ceiling Reached

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that while it's bad members of Congress have allowed a government shutdown, it would be worse if th...

Jason Linkins

A Government Shutdown And Debt Ceiling Guide For Journalists Who Don't Want To Be Complete Idiots | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Writing for the Atlantic, James Fallows has offered a "False-Equivalence Guide to the Days Ahead," by which he means the coming government shutdown sh...