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Senate Rejects Democratic Debt Limit Extension

The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government’s ability to borrow money through next year.

10/12/2013

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Free Pizza For Furloughed Employees During Shutdown

Pizza doesn’t have the power to end the government shutdown, but one Dallas restaurant is hoping its “pie-partisan” efforts can at least help those in need.

10/11/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Park Service park facilities and grounds were closed and more than 21,000 of the service's employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down for the first time in 17 years. (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Many Unpaid Federal Workers Applying For Unemployment

Friday is payday for many people, but for many federal workers this week or next could be the last paycheck they get for a while.

10/04/2013

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Official: Service Academy Football Games Will Go On Despite Shutdown

A senior defense official says U.S. military academy football teams will be on the field this weekend, despite the ongoing government shutdown.

10/02/2013

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Stops CDC Flu Monitoring

Routine warnings to get a flu vaccine have a new sense of urgency in the wake of the government shutdown. The Centers for Disease control is no longer monitoring the spread of influenza and other infectious diseases.

10/02/2013

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Online Delays Mark Day One Of Enrollment In ACA

As millions of uninsured Americans logged onto the Healthcare Marketplace website Tuesday morning, several states experienced delays or site-crashing.

10/01/2013

Government Shutdown Forces Closures In Nation's  Capitol

Impact Of Government Shutdown Felt In North Texas

As the federal government struggles with its shutdown, people in North Texas are feeling the impact as well.

10/01/2013

World War II veteran Russell Tucker (C) of Meridian, Mississippi, stands outside the barricade as he visits the World War II Memorial during a government shutdown October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. The memorial was temporary opened to veteran groups arrived on Honor Flights on a day trip to visit the nation's capital.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WWII Vets Refuse To Be Shut Out Of Memorial In Washington D.C.

When a group of veterans who fought in World War II showed up today in Washington D.C. after a long trip from Mississippi, they were not going to be denied a chance to see the Memorial.

10/01/2013

Individuals await interviews at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

House Republicans Work Immigration Behind Scenes

Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it.

09/30/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05: Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) talks with guests at the head table before speaking at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. Davis, who entered the national spotlight after holding a filibuster on a Texas abortion bill, spoke on the political climate in Texas and Washington during her remarks. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Begins The Long Hello

Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis has announced that she will make clear her future plans on Oct. 3.

09/22/2013

Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) celebrates as he speaks during a rally as other House Republicans look on after a vote September 20, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House has passed a spending bill 230-189 that defunds the Obamacare and keeps the government running until December 15, 2013.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Votes To Derail Obamacare, Fund Government

The GOP-controlled House voted Friday to cripple President Barack Obama’s health care law as part of a risky ploy that threatens a partial shutdown of the government in a week and a half.

09/20/2013

Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas.(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

JFK Probe Files Still Sealed 50 Years Later

Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public view.

08/17/2013

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