WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers may have to pass another stop-gap spending bill in order to keep the federal government operating Dec. 8 when existing money runs out, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters on Tuesday. (Reuters Politics) More
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Posted on 23 January 2018 | 11:01 am | Google News
Key players in the US government shutdown: who came out on top?
There have been 12 government shutdowns in the US since 1981, although ranging in duration. The longest occurred under Bill Clinton, lasting a total of 21 days from December 1995 to January 1996, when the then House speaker, Newt Gingrich, demanded ...
Overnight Finance: Congress approves bill to end shutdown | Trump, GOP take victory lap | Left fumes over deal | GOP ...
WHITE HOUSE VOICEMAIL BLAMES DEMOCRATS FOR SHUTDOWN
Posted on 23 January 2018 | 2:31 am | Google News
It's not just immigration. The government has also shut down over abortions and an aircraft carrier
October 1-12, 1977; November 1-8, 1977; December 1-8, 1977. Legislative battles over abortion led to several government shutdowns in the fall and winter of 1977. The Senate wanted to loosen the restrictions on Medicaid funds being used for abortion ...
Posted on 22 January 2018 | 3:15 pm | Google News
Government shuts down after Senate bill collapses, negotiations fail
The federal government shut down for the first time in more than four years Friday after senators rejected a temporary spending patch and bipartisan efforts to find an alternative fell short as a midnight deadline came and went. Republican and ...
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
Trump spent Saturday watching old clips of him berating Obama for lack of leadership during 2013 shutdown
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 11:40 pm | Google News
Va. General Assembly convenes after weeks of drama, upheaval
Kirk Cox its speaker-in-waiting]. Legislators started returning to Richmond on Tuesday after weeks of headline-grabbing upheaval over the two disputed House elections, one of them a tie decided last week when the winner's name was drawn from a bowl ...
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 6:23 pm | Google News
Salt Lake Tribune
Petula Dvorak: 'All we can do is cry now': Salvadorans face the loss of their American dream
Salt Lake Tribune
El Salvador immigrants Diana Paredes, left, and Isabel Barrera, react at a news conference following an announcement on Temporary Protected Status for nationals of El Salvador, in Los Angeles, Monday Jan. 8, 2018. The Trump administration said Monday ...
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador ...
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 3:29 pm | Google News
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