Government Shutdown

Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved 'a sweeping, year-end fiscal package.'

The government shutdown in October lasted 16 days and cost at least $24 billion, and there are fears another one may be coming on Jan. 15.…

What went wrong for Republicans in their recent showdown with the president and Democrats over the debt ceiling and funding the government? “We picked the…

After 16 tense days in Washington, D.C., the government shutdown is officially over. President Barack Obama signed a bill to re-open the government and raise…

The government shutdown is finally coming to an end. Senate leaders on Wednesday finally hammered out a deal to reopen the government and avoid a potential U.S. default, which could have happened as soon as midnight tonight. According to CNN, the Senate deal would reopen the government, funding it until January 15. It would also […]

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), benefits, formerly known as food stamps, were restored on October 12 after the main Xerox data center that processes EBT (Electronic Benefit…

UPDATE: 10:30 PM EST, 10/12/2013 SNAP (food stamp) access had been restored for users in the 17 states affected by the outage, Xerox said in…

Fox & Friends co-host Anna Kooiman fell hook, line and sinker for a fake story that claimed President Barack Obama is personally funding “The International Museum…

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) blames President Barack Obama for the continued government shutdown as well as the looming default because he simply won’t negotiate,”…

UPDATE — 10:31 PM ET, 10/02/13: From the Wall Street Journal:   About 200 patients each week with rare or especially severe diseases seek treatment…

D-Day!  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare is finally in motion and there are tons of Republicans who are up in arms about its passing. A partial shutdown…

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) compared President Barack Obama to a drug-dealer pushing crack cocaine in the form of Obamacare to the masses, reports MSNBC. “President…