federal government shutdown

Anderson Cooper looked to pin down direct answers from Republican Rep. Raul Labrador on a series of federal government shutdown issues, and when the Idaho congressman accused Cooper of taking sides, Cooper responded sharply. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Cooper To House Republican: ‘You’re Not On Fox News’

“When you’re not on a Fox News, you get contentious interviews. When you’re not on MSNBC and a liberal, you get contentious interviews.”

10/09/2013

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Shutdown Means No New Beer From Craft Breweries

The federal government shutdown could leave America’s craft brewers with a serious hangover.

10/09/2013

File photo of a person using a computer. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Sugar Daddy’ Dating Sites Say Government Shutdown A Huge Boost To Sign-Ups

An online dating website which bills itself as “The World’s Largest Sugar Daddy Dating Website” says it has recorded a 50 percent jump in average daily sign-ups since the start of the government shutdown.

10/07/2013

An outside political group supporting House Democrats is casting blame for the government shutdown on nine House Republicans in a series of television and online ads.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem PAC Launches Six-Figure TV Ads Aimed At Key House GOP Seats

An outside political group supporting House Democrats is casting blame for the government shutdown on nine House Republicans in a series of television and online ads.

10/03/2013

American voters overwhelmingly oppose undercutting President Barack Obama’s signature health care law by shutting down the federal government – a percentage gap of 72 percent to 22 percent. (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/GettyImages)

Poll: 72 Percent Of Americans Reject Shutdown Tied To Health Care Cuts

American voters overwhelmingly oppose undercutting President Barack Obama’s signature health care law by shutting down the federal government – a percentage gap of 72 percent to 22 percent.

10/01/2013

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D.C. Mayor Says He Won’t Allow City to Come to a Halt During Fed Shutdown

The D.C. government is the only U.S. jurisdiction prohibited from spending local funds during a federal budget impasse, and if Congress doesn’t approve a short-term funding bill in time, parts of the federal government will shut down on Oct. 1.

09/25/2013

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz conceded that his rallying push to defund “Obamacare” by shutting down the federal government still lacks the votes necessary for success in Congress. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Cruz: GOP Needs ‘Grassroots Tsunami’ For Votes To Defund Obamacare

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz conceded that his rallying push to defund “Obamacare” by shutting down the federal government still lacks the votes necessary for success in Congress.

08/25/2013

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