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Reps. Bill Foster, D-Ill., and Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., want the congressional gym closed during the federal shutdown.
The partial shutdown of the federal government comes at a price - two of them, actually.
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.
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.
Virginia Del. Bob Marshall, R-Manassas, doesn't want to see federal workers who live in Virginia end up in court for debt collections because of the government shutdown, so he will propose legislation to give feds a break.
Democrats controlling the Senate plan to move quickly toward a vote to allow the government to borrow more money, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown as the time remaining to stop a first-ever default on U.S. obligations ticks by.
Now in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed, barred even from checking the BlackBerrys they usually clutch like worry beads.
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When national events spiral out of control, it is not uncommon for people to reach out to their member of Congress. But good luck with that during the government shutdown.
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