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Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

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Late Wednesday night, Congress voted to pass a bill that ends the government shutdown and enables the government to borrow more money so that it…read more

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Colorado Town Feels Combined Pain of Floods and Shutdown

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DOWNLOAD VIDEOS The effects of the government shutdown may most obviously be seen in Washington, D.C., but Americans around the country are suffering from the…read more

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Obama Convenes Meeting with Congressional Leader to Discuss Shutdown

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO On the second day of the government shutdown, President Obama convened a meeting with the leaders of the Senate and the House of…read more

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Need-to-Know: Government Shutdown!

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Political negotiations over the government’s budget in Washington, D.C., are at a standstill, with Republicans in Congress threatening to shut down the government unless President…read more

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Government Shuts Down, Affecting Millions

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The federal government has officially shut down for the first time in 17 years, meaning 800,000 “non-essential” federal employees have been sent home…read more

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