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  • Alibates Flint Quarries Reopens

    Alibates Flint Quarries Reopens

    Friday, October 18 2013 7:39 AM EDT2013-10-18 11:39:23 GMT
    Alibates Flint Quarries welcomed visitors Thursday, for the first time in 16 days. Park rangers eagerly handed out maps and brochures to visitors.
    Alibates Flint Quarries welcomed visitors Thursday, for the first time in 16 days. Park rangers eagerly handed out maps and brochures to visitors.
  • Social Security offices stay busy after fully reopening after government shutdown

    Social Security offices busy after fully reopening after government shutdown

    Friday, October 18 2013 7:33 AM EDT2013-10-18 11:33:38 GMT
    It's back to work for many federal offices around the country now that the Government is no longer shutdown.
    It's back to work for many federal offices around the country now that the Government is no longer shutdown.
  • Government open again, Obama bemoans damage

    Government open again, Obama bemoans damage

    Thursday, October 17 2013 2:33 PM EDT2013-10-17 18:33:09 GMT
    President Barack Obama saluted the resolution of Congress' bitter standoff but lambasted Republicans for the partial shutdown that he said had damaged the U.S. economy and America's credibility around the world.
    President Barack Obama saluted the resolution of Congress' bitter standoff but lambasted Republicans for the partial shutdown that he said had damaged the U.S. economy and America's credibility around the world.
  • Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

    Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

    Thursday, October 17 2013 11:53 AM EDT2013-10-17 15:53:08 GMT
    Barriers went down at federal memorials and National Park Service sites, and thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the government shutdown.
    Barriers went down at federal memorials and National Park Service sites, and thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
  • Gov't reopens after Congress ends 16-day shutdown

    Gov't reopens after Congress ends 16-day shutdown

    Thursday, October 17 2013 8:20 AM EDT2013-10-17 12:20:46 GMT
    The government reopened its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring default on U.S. obligations.
    The government reopened its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring default on U.S. obligations.
  • Senate votes to avoid US default, House next

    Senate votes to avoid US default, House next

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 10:13 PM EDT2013-10-17 02:13:50 GMT
    Up against a deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown.
    Up against a deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown
  • Deal reached to avoid default and open government

    Deal reached to avoid default and open government

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 1:57 PM EDT2013-10-16 17:57:58 GMT
    Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown.
    Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown.
  • Senate leader announces bipartisan budget deal

    Senate leader announces bipartisan budget deal

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 1:41 PM EDT2013-10-16 17:41:26 GMT
    Democratic leader Harry Reid says Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the government shutdown, now in its 16th day.
    Democratic leader Harry Reid says Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the government shutdown, now in its 16th day.
  • Senator: Deal to avoid default and open government

    Senator: Deal to avoid default and open government

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 11:02 AM EDT2013-10-16 15:02:16 GMT
    Senate leaders reached agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown.
    Senate leaders reached agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown, according to a Republican senator who also said the House might vote first on the plan to speed its approval.
  • On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate

    On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 8:53 PM EDT2013-10-16 00:53:16 GMT
    Time growing desperately short, Senate leaders took command of efforts to avert a Treasury default and end the partial government shutdown.
    Time growing desperately short, Senate leaders took command of efforts to avert a Treasury default and end the partial government shutdown Tuesday night after a last big effort by House Republicans abruptly collapsed.
  • New House GOP plan as debt-limit deadline nears

    New House GOP plan as debt-limit deadline nears

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 5:19 PM EDT2013-10-15 21:19:15 GMT
    WASHINGTON - Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened Treasury default, and end a 15-day partial government shutdown.
    WASHINGTON - Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened Treasury default, and end a 15-day partial government shutdown.
  • Nissan, Hyundai use US govt shutdown as selling tool

    Nissan, Hyundai use US govt shutdown as selling tool

    Hyundai's response to the shutdown is perfectly in step with some of its previous efforts. You might remember, for example, how Hyundai turned the Great Recession into marketing gold.
    Hyundai's response to the shutdown is perfectly in step with some of its previous efforts. You might remember, for example, how Hyundai turned the Great Recession into marketing gold.
  • Funding for Pantex Plant, Approved by House

    Funding for Pantex Plant, Approved by House

    Sunday, October 13 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-10-13 20:07:08 GMT
    A bill aimed at keeping the Pantex Plant open during the Government shutdown has been passed by the House of Representatives. 
    A bill aimed at keeping the Pantex Plant open during the Government shutdown has been passed by the House of Representatives. 
  • New GOP shutdown/debt plan, but no agreement yet

    New GOP shutdown/debt plan, but no agreement yet

    Friday, October 11 2013 3:09 PM EDT2013-10-11 19:09:13 GMT
    House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the 11-day partial government shutdown as part of a framework that would include cuts in benefit programs, officials said Friday.
    House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the 11-day partial government shutdown as part of a framework that would include cuts in benefit programs, officials said Friday.
  • House GOP offers debt limit hike, end to shutdown in package with spending cuts

    House GOP offers debt limit hike, end to shutdown in package with spending cuts

    Friday, October 11 2013 11:53 AM EDT2013-10-11 15:53:53 GMT
    Officials say House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the partial government shutdown as part of a package that includes cuts in benefit programs.
    Officials say House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the partial government shutdown as part of a package that includes cuts in benefit programs.
  • Boehner offering Obama short-term debt extension

    Boehner offering Obama short-term debt extension

    Thursday, October 10 2013 1:00 PM EDT2013-10-10 17:00:31 GMT
    House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans would vote to extend the government's ability to borrow money for six weeks - but only if President Barack Obama first agrees to fresh negotiations on spending cuts.
    Facing a fresh deadline, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans would vote to extend the government's ability to borrow money for six weeks - but only if President Barack Obama first agrees to fresh negotiations on spending cuts.
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