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Veterans Shutdown

Luke Johnson

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 ...

Jason Cherkis

Military Vets, Furloughed Workers Face Creditors, Drain 401Ks As Shutdown Drags On

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Julio Fierros' last day of active duty in the Marines was Sept. 14. He had served for more than decade, including five deployments to I...

Amanda Terkel

90-Year-Old World War II Veteran Slams 'Repugnant' GOP Actions In Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have refused to vote on a bill to reopen the federal government, with no strings attached. Instead, they want to reope...