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Government Shutdown

Some U.S. lawmakers give up pay while shutdown grinds on
www.reuters.com
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Over one hundred U.S. senators and representatives have pledged to give up or donate their pay during a government shutdown that has put up to one million federal workers out of [...]
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Government on strike
thepeninsulaqatar.com
Strange are the ways of the United States. Like many things American, it is hard to understand the intricacies of public administration in the fifty-state [...]
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Shutdown update: Obama, Reid offer to talk
www.motherjones.com
Will it work? Probably not. [...]
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US Shutdown: Boehner wants to ‘discuss differences’
www.bbc.co.uk
A partial shutdown of the US government could be resolved "by talking through our differences", a senior Republican has said. [...]
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Why Blame Republicans for the Shutdown?
www.theamericanconservative.com
"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies," said Winston Churchill. What is the truth behind the Beltway li [...]
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President Barack Obama in Congress stand-off as America closes for business
www.standard.co.uk
Up to one million workers in America were waking up today with no job to go to after a partial shutdown of the US Government due to political deadlock in Washington. [...]
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Butting Heads Over a Government Shutdown
www.usnews.com
Senate likely to reject latest House plan to delay Obamacare. [...]
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Shutdown Looming, Public Splits Blame on Obama, Congress
www.usnews.com
Americans agree government shutdown would be a bad thing. [...]
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Government Shutdown: Compromise Is Not a Holy Sacrament
reason.com
Democrats helped create the situation, now they blame GOP “anarchists.” [...]
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Government shutdown: what’s really going on — and who’s to blame?
www.theguardian.com
Dan Roberts: Congress is ostensibly fighting over federal spending. But a fierce battle for the soul of the Republican party is also waging [...]
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Senate rejects House amendments to spending bill as shutdown looms
www.washingtonpost.com
Senate votes 54 to 46 to reject the latest House proposal; House members say they won’t back down. [...]
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US shares hit by the threat of a shutdown
www.bbc.co.uk
Shares in New York are trading lower as the prospect of a shutdown of some US government activities looks increasingly likely. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 both fell 1% shortly after the open, but then recovered some lost ground. [...]
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US Senate rejects House budget bill as shutdown looms
www.bbc.co.uk
The US Senate has rejected a budget bill passed by the Republican-led House of Representatives, with just hours to go to avert a US government shutdown. [...]
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US shutdown looms amid political rifts over health law
www.bbc.co.uk
The US government has less than 48 hours to avert a shutdown of government services amid political divisions over President Obama's healthcare law. [...]
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Republicans hold the power in government shutdown
communities.washingtontimes.com
If a “government shutdown” occurs, it will be because of the petulance of President Obama, not a Republican stonewall. [...]
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