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It looks like the House of Representatives may pass a short-term extension of the debt ceiling but not address the ongoing government shutdown. This might mean a perverse outcome — a government shutdown that lasts longer because the prospect of a ...
Yahoo Finance · 10/10/2013
Shutting down the government could cost the federal government well over $2 billion dollars if it resembles the last shutdowns in 1995-1996, though the economy would be harmed in additional ways that are nearly impossible to measure. The Office of ...
CBS News · ByRebecca Kaplan · 10/1/2013
Some of the claims being made about what happens to the federal government when there is a funding lapse are almost hysterical – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) even claimed that a shutdown would be “as dangerous as the break-up of the Union before the …
The Foundry · 9/30/2013
As the government faces its first shutdown since 1995-1996, the standoff between the Obama administration and Republicans over the federal budget is occurring in a different public opinion environment than when President Bill Clinton faced off with the GOP ...
Pew Research Center · 9/30/2013
The single, easiest way to keep track of all the stocks that matter... Your own personalized stock watchlist! It's a 100% FREE Motley Fool service... Click Here Now The U.S. government has now been "shut down" for 12 days straight. It may open for …
The Motley Fool · ByRich Smith · 10/12/2013
Talk of a 2014 government shutdown have already been threatened by Republicans in response to President Barack Obama claiming he would issue an executive order giving illegal immigrants amnesty before the end of the year. While some in the GOP …
The Inquisitr · 11/15/2014
If Congress doesn’t pass a bill to fund the government past Friday and doesn’t get President Barack Obama to sign it by midnight Thursday, there will be a government shutdown for the second time in as many years. Republicans received the blame for …
International Business Times · ByH.koplowitz andHoward Koplowitz · 12/8/2014
That shutdown furloughed some 800,000 federal workers; delayed processing of visas, passports, and other government applications; suspended cleanup at 600 toxic waste sites; and closed national museums and monuments as well as 368 national park …
The Christian Science Monitor · 2/24/2011
WASHINGTON— The U.S. government has shut down, and the world is still turning. Some government functions linking the United States to the rest of world will be affected, however, as will many domestic services. Here's a primer to better understand the ...
Voice of America · 10/1/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than a third of federal workers could be told to stay home in the wake of the current government shutdown, forcing the closure of national parks from California to Maine and all the Smithsonian museums in the nation's capital.
ABC 7 News · 10/1/2013