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Supreme Court term begins amid government shutdown

The Supreme Court began its new term Monday by turning away hundreds of appeals, including Virginia's bid to revive its anti-sodomy law.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 02:11pm EDT

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Hoyer: GOP lawmakers running scared

The No. 2 House Democrat says a key factor extending the government shutdown is fear among moderate Republicans about a tea party challenge.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 10:45am EDT

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U.S. government work is losing cachet for some

There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 08:24am EDT

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Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 06:26am EDT

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Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quickly

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 06:14am EDT

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Pentagon orders most furloughed civilian workers back to work

The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 09:02pm EDT

Tags: chuck hagel, pentagon, furlough

A shutdown? Better bundle up this winter

Federal government shutdowns are almost always followed by cold and snowy winters.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 12:37pm EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, winter, weather

Government doors closed, but workers may get paid

Their government has failed to keep the doors open and has told federal workers to stay off the job as the political parties fight over spending and health care in austere times.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 06:32pm EDT

Tags: chuck hagel, President Barack Obama, Congress, furlough

NC hotel forced to close over government shutdown

Conservative activists are protesting the forced closing of a private North Carolina hotel and restaurant as a casualty of the partial federal government shutdown.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 04:45pm EDT

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Shutdown's ripple effects on security, local economy

"There are a significant number of national security issues impacted," says Mario Mancuso, former Pentagon official, and partner at the Fried Frank law firm.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 02:20pm EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano

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