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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.


Here's what it was like for FCC workers back from their forced 35-day vacation

Staffers are expecting their back pay, but cafeteria employees say they were financially wrecked by the shutdown.


The shutdown lost the U.S. economy $3 billion it will never recover, CBO says

"Some of those private-sector entities will never recoup that lost income."


The government shutdown is already starting to make an impact on national security

The government shutdown is hurting national security. Here's how.


"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.


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.


"It's like a nightmare that won't end": The real voices of the shutdown

We talked to federal workers at a food-donation site to find out how getting by without pay


“I feel so alone”: How federal workers are suffering after 3 weeks without pay

Tens of thousands of Americans are facing shrinking checking accounts or dipping into their savings — if they have any.


Congress is taking the weekend off as federal workers face their first empty payday

There's no end in sight to the prolonged shutdown