How furloughed government workers are making the best of partisan gridlock
Head Start students are among the first Americans sidelined by the ongoing budget crisis, ironically during Head Start Awareness Month
Ever wondered what government Twitter accounts are “essential” enough to keep tweeting through a government shutdown?
No end in sight to the standoff
If congressional Republicans can’t delay or defund Obamacare, they hope to at least walk away from the latest budget fight on Capitol Hill with a rhetorical, if disingenuous, weapon to use in the future.
The former president knocks Republicans for insisting on health care law delay
Don’t worry kids, it’s just the government
Calls out GOP ‘grandstanding’
The U.S. government Friday moved one step closer to a possible shutdown, with the Senate rejecting a House-passed bill to continue funding the government in favor of a simpler alternative that did not interfere with …
A shutdown wouldn’t remove the pressure on Congress to raise the nation’s debt limit
Things are not going well today for the House GOP. A leadership aide sends TIME a gif summary of their game-plan to avoid a government shutdown.
An arcane procedure holds up voting for another day
Prepare for a lengthy showdown that could rattle markets and endanger the U.S. credit rating