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D.C. Shutdown

Arin Greenwood

Putting The 'Fur' In Furlough

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sure, canine Americans are happy that furloughed federal workers are spending more time at home. But what about their usual daytime comp...

What the Shutdown Says about D.C.'s Cultural Scene

Eli Lehrer | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Eli Lehrer

he shutdown this week, just about 18 years after the last federal closure, gives local residents a chance to get an idea of what the town might be like without the government here. And it's not all bad. A look at the landscape shows that D.C. is coming into its own as a cultural destination.

D.C. Votes To Keep Government Open During Shutdown

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia lawmakers approved emergency legislation Tuesday to keep tens of thousands of municipal wo...