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Government Shutdown Ends

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

The Shutdown Is Over! So ... What Happens Now?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

What time is the next government shutdown? And what is the future of everything? Glad you asked, because even though the federal government is re-...

10 Kind Acts That Made Us Forget Washington Is Completely Dysfunctional For Just A Moment

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg & Jessica Prois | Posted 10.18.2013 | Impact

We didn't feel much bipartisanship between political parties during the shutdown, but the government stalemate did bring Americans together in ways th...

Here's How Much Congress Got Paid During The Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown came to a close early Thursday morning when President Barack Obama signed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceil...

Bachmann 'Very Sad' About Government Reopening

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) called Thursday, the day the government reopened after a shutdown that lasted almost two weeks, "a very sad day." I...

McCain Makes Big 'Guarantee'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he can "guarantee" the government won't shut down again. During an interview on CNN's "New Day," McCain said "peopl...

Biden Greets Returning Federal Workers

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Some federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden....

Why Elizabeth Warren Is 'NOT Celebrating' The End Of The Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) emailed supporters late Wednesday to say how glad she is that the government shutdown ended and the U.S. didn't defaul...

Here's How The Government Will Reopen

AP | DAVID CRARY and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — By the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days ...

Federal Employees To Return To Work Thursday: White House

Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell notified furloughed federal workers late Wednesday that they should plan to return to ...

Here's The Full Text Of The Senate CR Debt Ceiling Deal

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

Senate leaders unveiled a deal Wednesday to reopen the government and avoid a potential debt default. Below, the full text of the deal: Senate C...