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Senate Reaches Bipartisan Deal to End Gov’t Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling

It may have taken more than two weeks, but the government finally looks set to reopen. At least until early 2014, that is.

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Bill Maher is an Idiot and Proves it [VIDEO]

Bill Maher insults WWII vets

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Government Shutdown Means No Official Labor Report; Private Survey Suggests 166,000 Jobs Added

The government shutdown that began Monday night and is now in its fourth full day means that lots of official data collection, analysis and reporting that happens each month has now stopped. This includes the monthly jobs reports issued by the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Government Shutdown: Is It As Bad As We’re Led To Believe?

The shutdown showdown-is it really that bad?

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Government Shutdown Means KKK Can’t Hold Rally

The government shutdown is causing trouble for even more people than you may think.

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Congress Gridlocked Over Continuing Resolution Legislation
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Federal Government Shuts Down, No One Knows for How Long

As of 12:01 a.m. EST on Tuesday, the federal government closed down. Congressional leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget or a temporary fix, known as a continuing resolution, before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.

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Government Shutdown Won’t Stop Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — A partial government shutdown next week would leave the major parts of President Barack Obama's health care law in place and humming right along. That's according to former Democratic and Republican budget officials, as well as the Obama administration itself

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Federal Budget
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Budget Compromise Avoids Government Shutdown – President’s Weekly Address

After weeks of negotiations, President Obama and Congress finally came to an agreement regarding the United States budget.  I understand that getting the budget right is an important task for our government, but toeing the line with an impending government shutdown seems a little risky.  The collateral damage that would occur if the government actually shut down would cause tremendous economic pain when a lot of Americans are already feeling the pressures of a less than stellar economy. Thankfully the government will not be shut down - this time.

Watch President Obama's Weekly Address with his thoughts regarding the budget compromise.

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