DC mayor appeal to Sen. Reid to free city's local funds from federal budget battle
From Northern Virginia to suburban Maryland, furloughed friends are, no doubt, chatting on their cells, swapping emails and meeting for coffee.
With just one, partial paycheck left to come, some federal workers are facing some difficult decisions as they try to cover bills without any income.
Obama to invite GOP lawmakers to White House amid hints of possible short-term budget truce
VA secretary says millions of veterans would be hit by shutdown extending into late October
Reps. Bill Foster, D-Ill., and Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., want the congressional gym closed during the federal shutdown.
The federal government shutdown could leave America's craft beer brewers with a serious hangover.
Starbucks CEO Schultz prods lawmakers to 'come together' with free brewed coffee promo
The partial shutdown of the federal government comes at a price - two of them, actually.
Study of extending light rail to Naval Station Norfolk suspended because of shutdown
Fulfilling its purpose of bringing "the Wall" to communities that can't easily visit it, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund organizers never expected to set up the traveling memorial in D.C.
The loss of salaries for federal workers will be felt hardest in Virginia, according to a new study by WalletHub.com, a personal fiance social network.
The WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn which wheels of government would continue to turn and which might grind to a halt.
Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks for all players in the impasse, President Barack Obama among them, according to a new poll. It's a struggle with no heroes.
A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.
While the partial federal shutdown is hitting home for federal workers and contractors, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the ramifications on the commonwealth have not been as significant as he expected.
Pentagon's inability to pay death benefits under gov't shutdown sparks outrage in Congress
House Republicans scoff at default warnings as more hype from Obama administration
Drivers in the D.C. metropolitan area could be in for a chaotic commute during the Friday morning rush hour this week.