Shuttering the Government Actually Costs More Than Keeping it Open — More Than $2 Billion Last Time
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Shuttering the Government Actually Costs More Than Keeping it Open — More Than $2 Billion Last Time

(The Washington Post) – Budget hawks in Congress may stand their ground on wasteful spending,…

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Another Government Shutdown?
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Another Government Shutdown?

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Congress must approve a budget by October 1, or…

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Get Ready: Experts Say a Government Shutdown is Likely
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Get Ready: Experts Say a Government Shutdown is Likely

(The Washington Post) – In America, you can’t legally bet on political outcomes (at least…

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Prospect of Another Shutdown Looms as Congress Girds for Fights Over Spending
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Prospect of Another Shutdown Looms as Congress Girds for Fights Over Spending

WASHINGTON (New York Times) — When Congress returns for business on Tuesday, lawmakers have scheduled…

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Congress Returns to Yet Another Spending Crisis, Fears of Government Shutdown
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Congress Returns to Yet Another Spending Crisis, Fears of Government Shutdown

Paul Singer, USA TODAY     WASHINGTON (USA Today) — Members of Congress return from summer recess…

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Obama Warns U.S. Security Funding Lapse Would Hurt Economy
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Obama Warns U.S. Security Funding Lapse Would Hurt Economy

Roberta Rampton and David Lawder, REUTERS   (Reuters)—U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that…

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Fact Check: What Are the Risks if Homeland Security Shuts Down?
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Fact Check: What Are the Risks if Homeland Security Shuts Down?

Erica Werner and Alicia A. Caldwell, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending for the…

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Obama Returns Home to Battles on Immigration, Iran
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Obama Returns Home to Battles on Immigration, Iran

David Jackson, USA TODAY   WASHINGTON (USA Today)—President Obama, who has made aggressive moves since…

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House Votes in Favor of Keystone Oil Pipeline
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House Votes in Favor of Keystone Oil Pipeline

Dina Capiello, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress inched closer to a possible showdown…

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Still Reeling from the Tea Party’s Party
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Still Reeling from the Tea Party’s Party

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist My barber shook his head as I sat down…

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