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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
December 17, 2014
Ron Paul: All I want for Christmas is a (real) government shutdown
December 17, 2014 - 12:25am
October 30, 2014
Letter: Let’s review the facts on the shutdown
October 30, 2014 - 12:20am
October 14, 2013
Shutdown denies employers work eligibility tool
October 14, 2013 - 11:24am
October 7, 2013
Minnesota sends furlough notices to 105 workers
October 7, 2013 - 3:38pm
Ventura's new cause: Government shutdown petition
October 7, 2013 - 11:11am
October 1, 2013
Shutdown brings furloughs, inconvenience in Minnesota
October 1, 2013 - 11:25am
September 28, 2013
Anatole Kaletsky: Why markets don’t fear a government shutdown
September 28, 2013 - 10:21pm
September 26, 2013
Joe Gandelman: Jumping the political cliff?
September 26, 2013 - 11:58pm