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Truckers are promising to cause a traffic jam on the Capital Beltway Friday in a political protest.
The youngest victims of the shutdown, children, will bear the brunt of a halt in Medicaid payments in D.C. Without the payments, children's access to routine medical care, vaccinations and other health services are threatened.
Two D.C. leaders trying to make sure the District continues operations during the federal shutdown had what some described as heated exchanges Wednesday with President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid.
The unfair irony of a federal shutdown: Federal workers could be paid for work they didn't do and taxpayers could be stuck paying for services they didn't get.
If the stalemate on Capitol Hill cuts off federal food assistance programs, area food banks could bare the brunt of feeding hungry families in the D.C. region beginning in November.
One man has taken it upon himself to mow and clean up the grounds around the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.
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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.
Reps. Bill Foster, D-Ill., and Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., want the congressional gym closed during the federal shutdown.
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