Government Shutdown 2013

 
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Midday Roundup: Self-inflicted shutdown wound

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Park pain. The Obama administration’s decision to shutter national parks during last fall’s partial government shutdown cost the parks and surrounding…

Signs and Wonders: Is Arkansas’ Griffin the first casualty of the shutdown fight?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Really? Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark., says he won’t seek reelection to the House, citing family reasons. That may be true: He has a wife and two young children.

Just say 'no' to underwriting more debt

By Cal Thomas
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Government Shutdown 2013 | The fiasco in Washington over the partial government shutdown, raising the debt ceiling, and deepening animosity between Republicans and Democrats (and…

Uncivil service

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Government | In American history class, I learned about the “spoils system.” In the early days, when a president from a political party different than his…

A long twilight struggle

A long twilight struggle

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | Victory over crippling federal debt, House Republicans learn, may not come quickly

Republicans’ shutdown assessment: ‘We lost’

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | Conservatives reflect on budget fight fallout, look ahead to next battles

The ‘Chicken Little’ debt ceiling argument

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | Fiscal conservatives push back on dire predictions as deadline looms

Shutdown showdown ends with a whimper

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | After holding out for 16 days, House approves Senate compromise

Midday Roundup: Tweens charged in bullying suicide

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bullied to death. Florida police officials are defending their decision to charge two middle-school girls with third-degree felony aggravated stalking after…

Lawmakers continue shutdown negotiation slog

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | The House will vote tonight on a compromise measure, but universal agreement remains elusive

States bail out federal government, reopen parks

By Samantha Gilman
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Government | The Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty, and many other beloved national parks are open again to visitors, thanks to hundreds of thousands of state dollars…

Storming the memorials

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | Angry veterans descend on Washington Sunday to tear down shutdown barricades and take part in the Million Veterans March

 
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