The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.
For the first time since October, Americans no longer think politicians are the biggest national problem.
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Lawmakers passed a mere 55 substantive bills in its first year.
Foreigner buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings for a third month in October, despite budget battles in Washington that shut down the government for 16 days that month.
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The health care law’s seemingly endless problems are giving congressional Republicans a much-needed boost of energy, helping them to move past the government-shutdown debacle and focus on a theme for next year’s elections.
Mitt Romney isn’t including tea party favorite Ted Cruz among the Republicans’ most electable potential presidential candidates in 2016.
The District of Columbia government has replenished the reserve fund that it used to keep the city running during the federal shutdown.
Rep. Peter King wants even the Boy Scouts to know he’s upset with his Republican Party.