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LATEST UPDATES: Shutdown Discussions Continue In Congress

Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown entered its 13th day Sunday as negotiations on how to end the budget standoff continued in Congress. The Senate was set to ...

Congress Getting Paid During Shutdown Strikes A Nerve

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON and KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — When Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., was asked whether he'd continue to collect his paycheck during the government shutdown,...

Major Crises Could Merge

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and Republicans regularly warn about the dire consequences of legislation they don't like. Often it's...

Shutdown Deliberations Continue

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

The government is still shut down, but negotiations continue among lawmakers looking for solutions to the shutdown and the looming default. The Sen...

Shutdown Standoff Continues In Congress

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

The federal government shutdown continues as leaders are increasing pressure on each other for a compromise. President Barack Obama and House Speak...

How A Government Shutdown Would Affect Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Peter Schmidt | Posted 06.07.2011 | College

If the federal government shuts down on Saturday, some students will have to wait longer for their aid, federal oversight of colleges and lenders will...