government shutdown

Politics & Government
4:44 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Essay: I Protested the Government Shutdown by Enjoying a National Park

Mosquito Beach at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Munising, Michigan
Credit James Marvin Phelps/Flickr

Essayist Cari Carlson describes an act of civil disobedience during the government shutdown.

Now that Congress has moved on to the next crisis, it’s time to tell our stories and to mop up the remains of the 2013 government shutdown.

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Politics & Government
10:36 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Johnson Repeats Plea to Curtail Government Spending

Ron Johnson voted with the minority on the issues of ending the government shutdown and raising the debt limit.

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson voted against legislation that ended the government shutdown.

The federal government is back in gear and a default has been sidestepped after action late Wednesday.

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