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More than 1 million federal contractors hit by shutdown might never...

Although federal employees are back on the job after the partial government shutdown ended last week, contract workers serving a range of U.S. government...

Senate GOP blocks bill to reopen Homeland Security

Senate Republicans blocked legislation on Friday that would have temporarily reopened the Department of Homeland Security.Sen. (D-Va.) asked to take up a House-passed bill...

McConnell blocks House bill to reopen government for second time

Under Senate rules, any senator can ask for consent to vote on or pass a bill, but any senator can object. McConnell blocked the...

Trump Is Turning America into Another Bankrupt Casino

When Donald Trump was running for president, he told voters he would run the country like he ran his business. Two years later, it's...

House votes to reopen Interior, EPA as shutdown fight wages on

The House approved legislation that would fund and re-open the Interior Department, Environmental Protection Agency and Forest Service in an 240-179 vote on Friday,...

Damaged Joshua tree sparks outrage as shutdown drags on

A photo of a protected Joshua tree chopped down at its base by vandals went viral Thursday as the partial government shutdown extended into...

Coast Guard tells employees affected by shutdown to ‘have a garage...

The document - which has since been deleted - then lists a string of "supplemental income" options, including "have a garage sale," "offer to...

The Suicide of a Great Democracy

David Frum: America's slide toward autocracy A constant theme runs throughout Lincoln's writings, from his years as a young Illinois politician to the last...

Father-daughter duo go on

Two weeks into the government shutdown, this family is on a mission to clean up Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It's common for Marc...

House passes legislation to re-open the Homeland Security

The House passed legislation to end the partial government shutdown on Thursday, hours after Democrats took control of the chamber and elected as Speaker.The...