Government Shutdown

Fliers at LaGuardia Airport saw very few delays Saturday, now that the partial government shutdown is over.  TSA and Traffic Controller staffing issues on Friday resulted in massive delays at all of New York’s big three area airports. A slight increase in sick leave from air traffic controllers had a ripple effect across the country. […]

A bipartisan group of Senators is pushing a measure that would end the government shutdown. Democrat Chris Van Hollen of Maryland explains their plan would fund the government for three weeks. He notes that it would put federal workers back to work and make sure those who have been working without pay, get paid. Van […]

In a  surprise to none…President Trump is calling out Democratic over their opposition to a border wall.  On Twitter, he called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for calling a border wall immoral.  He asked why she isn’t calling for all of the existing fencing between the U.S. and Mexico to be torn down if it’s […]

A new Quinnipiac University poll that came out Monday finds that American voters overwhelmingly fault President Trump for the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Sixty-three-percent of voters surveyed say they are against President Trump keeping the government shut until he gets funding for a border wall along the US Mexico border. Just 32-percent support […]

President Trump and Democrats are blaming each other for the government shutdown that rolls on now with no end in sight.  In a joint statement, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats offered multiple proposals to keep the government open and President Trump chose to throw a temper tantrum […]

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

Government shutdowns have become a regular topic of conversation in Washington D.C. for the last few years. While many thought the talk of shutting down the government would have ended with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s retirement, politicians are still continuing to use it as a threat, and congressional gridlock is becoming rather normal. The […]

In a morning meeting with Republicans on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government…

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…

Roland Martin finds it funny that the Tea Party has not questioned Sen. Ted Cruz’s citizenship, even though the Texas lawmaker, who has an American-born mother, was…