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Government Shutdown Updates

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GOP Congressman Asks If Smoking Pot Is A First Amendment Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a House hearing Wednesday over the shutdown's closure of the National World War II Memorial, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) questioned why ...

Shutdown Talks Continue As Default Looms

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

The government is still shut down, and lawmakers are working toward a last-minute deal to avert a federal default. According to the AP, many lawmak...

Shutdown Enters Third Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown is entering week three as lawmakers continue to debate a deal on spending. Also looming is a Thursday deadline on raising t...

LATEST UPDATES: Government Shutdown Continues

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

The government is still shut down and the U.S. is approaching a deadline for raising the debt limit. Both issues are being discussed by lawmakers, ...

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,...

Senate Approves Bill For Military Chaplains

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved a bill to let military chaplains work despite the partial government shutdown. The Senate b...

Shutdown Alarms State Health Officials

Pew's Stateline | Melissa Maynard | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Stalemate Continues In Congress

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

The government is still shut down as lawmakers continue to try and figure out a compromise on spending. President Barack Obama met with both Democr...

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...

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...

State Lawmakers Get Paid During Shutdowns, Too

Pew's Stateline | Daniel C. Vock | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Here's A Look At How The Government Shut Down

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

-- A timeline of Congress' battle over the partial government shutdown: Sept. 20: With a potential government shutdown 11 days off, the Republican-r...

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...

Government Shutdown Stretches Into Fifth Day

Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

The 2013 government shutdown has reached day five, with Congress still apart on budget negotiations. Reuters reports where the House stood entering...

LIVE UPDATES: Government Shutdown Continues

Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

Day four of a partial government shutdown began Friday, as President Barack Obama and Congress remained apart on a budget. The fiscal impasse bring...

LIVE UPDATES: Government Shutdown Continues

Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

The U.S. government entered its third day of a partial shutdown on Thursday, as members of Congress and President Barack Obama remained at an impasse ...

KKK Rally Canceled Because Of Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

A Ku Klux Klan rally planned for Saturday, Oct. 5 has been canceled because of the government shutdown. On Sept. 26, officials at Gettysburg Nation...