government shutdown

2.7.19

Government Workers Are Still Waiting on Payouts from the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue for damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are still waiting to get paid.

2.1.19

Government Workers Are Still Trying to Get Paid for the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue to get damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are waiting on their own payout.

1.26.19

Nancy Pelosi Mopped the Floor with Trump

The president lost his shutdown battle because he was outclassed by the woman leading the House.

1.25.19

Trump Is Actually Lousy at Making Deals, According to Negotiation Experts

After the president caved and ended the shutdown without getting a wall, it's clearer than ever he's not a master negotiator.

1.23.19

Trump's Shutdown Is Costing Billions and Screwing the Middle Class

"If the refunds don't go out, then you really see a ripple effect..."

1.23.19

"I can't not feed my child:" Unpaid federal workers face painful choices as rent bills loom

On Friday, many workers impacted by the shutdown will miss their second paycheck.

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1.17.19

Cardi B Is So Good at Talking Her Shit About Politics

The 'Invasion of Privacy' rapper shared her opinions on the longest government shutdown in American history.

1.16.19

Trump's Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

People who aren't rich and don't spend their lives trying to get rich are the ones getting screwed.

1.14.19

How Banks and Lenders Are Helping Workers Affected by the Government Shutdown

Many federal workers aren't getting paid. Here’s how some banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are helping them out.

1.14.19
1.9.19

Here's What Would Happen if Trump Declared a National Emergency to Build a Wall

It would set off a legal battle and lead to the executive branch clawing away even more power from Congress. But Trump might get away with it.

1.9.19

6 falsehoods Trump recycled to sell his border wall on primetime TV

“This is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” the president said in his short speech Tuesday night.

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