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January 23, 2018
House members leave after voting at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 22, 2018. The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old shutdown. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
January 23, 2018 - 1:37pm
January 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) heads to the Senate floor after a meeting with fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. Senate Democrats on Friday night blocked passage of a month-long stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded, leaving only a few hours to find a path forward before much of the government was set to shut down after midnight. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
January 19, 2018 - 10:06pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) leaves the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. The Senate is heading toward a showdown vote on Friday on legislation to keep the government open past midnight as Democrats appear ready to block it, gambling that President Donald Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
McConnell announces vote in last-ditch effort to avert government shutdown
January 19, 2018 - 8:39pm
January 18, 2018
With a government shutdown looming, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan prepares for his press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Must credit: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
January 18, 2018 - 9:10pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2018. President Donald Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill pending before the House. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Senate Democrats gather votes to block spending bill; White House slams Congress over possible shutdown
January 18, 2018 - 4:13pm
November 12, 2013
Government shutdown erodes U.S. small business confidence
November 12, 2013 - 7:51am
November 8, 2013
An employment opportunity sign is seen at a Sears store in Schaumburg, Illinois, near Chicago in this file photo taken September 23, 2013. U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in October as employers shrugged off a government shutdown, suggesting the budget standoff had a more limited impact on the economy than initially feared. REUTERS/Jim Young/Files
U.S. jobs market dodges blow from government shutdown
November 8, 2013 - 8:48am
October 28, 2013
Letter: The musings of Sen. McCain
October 28, 2013 - 3:00am
October 25, 2013
Letter: Citizens held hostage to uncertainty
October 25, 2013 - 3:04am
October 17, 2013
Crisis averted, Obama says Americans 'completely fed up' with Washington
October 17, 2013 - 2:02pm
Obama to speak this morning about path ahead on fiscal issues
October 17, 2013 - 7:05am
October 16, 2013
U.S. lawmakers begin last-ditch effort on debt ceiling
October 16, 2013 - 7:10am
October 15, 2013
House Republicans look for a way out of fiscal impasse
October 15, 2013 - 1:04pm
House Republicans to pass own debt limit plan today
October 15, 2013 - 9:35am
October 14, 2013
Letter: Could the Tea Party be right?
October 14, 2013 - 12:01am