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Government Shutdown Effects

Lisa Murkowski Bemoans Shutdown's 'Ripple Effect'

The Huffington Post | Farah Mohamed | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

As the government shutdown dragged on, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) was one of the senators who attempted to work across the aisle to find a solutio...

Shutdown Affected U.S. In Ways Unseen

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — Our food was a little less safe, our workplaces a little more dangerous. The risk of getting sick was a bit higher, our ki...

Jason Linkins

Better Off Ted: Cruz Leaves A Bruise On Everyone's Bottom Line But His

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

While I wouldn't go around proclaiming us to be entirely out of the woods yet -- living in a wholly asinine political culture all but demands that you...

No Compromise in Government Shutdown Means No Food for Our Most Vulnerable Children

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

It is hard enough to fathom any child going hungry. But, there is NO excuse for that to be the case in the United States of America, especially while all the people in Congress and their legions of sycophants get paid in full.

Sam Stein

Shutdown Trickle-Down Expands Across The Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oct. 1 was not Natalia Otero's best day on the job. As executive director of DC Safe, a nonprofit that provides emergency services 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 ...

Send Us Your Government Shutdown Photos And Videos

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

With the federal government grinding to a halt due to the shutdown, it's an unusual time around Washington and the rest of the country. We'd like you,...

Badass WWII Veterans Defy Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

With Congress unwilling or unable to pass a measure to fund the government, federal officials were forced to announce a shutdown on Tuesday, bringing ...

9 Ways The Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Health

Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living

The government shutdown is underway, as a dispute about President Obama's Affordable Care Act led to a partisan stalemate over a funding bill. The ACA...

Government Shutdown Showdown Continues

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

The House of Representatives and the Senate have vollied a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded, as Republicans have attempted ...

What Is A Government Shutdown?

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Washington is hurtling toward a government shutdown, as the time to agree on a budget for the remainder of the fiscal year runs out. So what is a gove...

Here's How Politics Is Hurting The Economy

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Just as the U.S. economy is struggling to expand at a healthy pace, a pair of political standoffs threatens to slow growth and spook inv...

Federal Shutdown Would Affect Military Pay, National Zoo, Smithsonian & More

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

You'd still get your mail – and your usual Social Security payment. But troops' pay might be delayed, and you'd have to put off that spring brea...

One Political Industry Would Do Just Fine In Shutdown

Roll Call | Janie Lorber & Kate Ackley | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

A federal government shutdown would close some of Washington, D.C.'s most popular attractions and important outposts, but the influence industry won't...

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: ...

What Happens In A Shutdown?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

With the government looking like it's heading toward a shutdown as midnight approaches, many are wondering what exactly a shutdown would mean to them....