The federal government ran out of money for the second time in a month early Friday morning, as lawmakers were unable to come to an agreement to prevent another lapse in funding.
The Senate is set to vote Monday on a three-week funding bill to reopen the government, but it’s not clear if it can pass.
“We will no longer accept politicians who are all talk and no action,” he proclaimed at his inauguration.
National parks could close, but essential operations like air traffic control continue.
NEW YORK -- A day after weeping through the pope’s address, Speaker of the House John Boehner resigned his post, a move likely
Nick Clegg has warned that the UK could be driven by Tory "ideological extremists" into a government shutdown like that experienced
'The greatest demagogue Washington has seen since McCarthy,' is how George Packer of the New Yorker describes Texas Senator
The Washington Post just taught long-suffering social media managers everywhere how to deal with inane questions from Twitter
WASHINGTON -- "When we get this moment of political silliness behind us," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters
Hillary Clinton has raised concerns about the "distressing" shutdown of the United States federal government amidst several