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Bipartisan Showdown: How Congress Defied the Deadline to Keep the Nation Running


Government shutdown narrowly avoided: What does it mean for you? Visit for more information In a dramatic turn of events on Capitol Hill, Congress managed to strike a deal, narrowly avoiding a government shutdown that would have sent shockwaves through the nation. On Saturday evening, the Senate took a resounding step by passing a […]

Countdown to Chaos: Government Shutdown Looms on the Horizon

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As the federal government’s funding deadline approaches, lawmakers are scrambling to avoid a shutdown that could disrupt vital services and harm the economy. However, deep divisions over key issues such as the debt ceiling, infrastructure spending, and abortion rights threaten to derail the negotiations and trigger a crisis. Visit for more information A government […]

Snoop Dogg Drags Donald Trump for Government Shutdown

Snoop Dogg Drags Donald Trump for Government Shutdown

Snoop Dogg is unhappy with the partial government shutdown and he is pointing the finger at the Commander-in-Chief, Donald Trump. Visit for more information The Hip-Hop vet posted a video to Instagram weighing in on the thousands of federal workers whose livelihoods are on the line because of the shutdown. He urged those affected […]

Democrats Debate About Reposting Cardi B’s Video About Government Shutdown

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Cardi B’s views on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown has caught the attention of her fans and United States Senators. Visit for more information After calling out POTUS for refusing to pay federal workers over funding for his wall, the “Money” rapper went viral and Democratic senators Brian Schatz (Hawaii) and […]

Harlem Globetrotters Offer Free Tickets to Furloughed Federal Employees


We are currently 25 days into the Government Shutdown with no end in sight as President Trump and Congressional Democrats in a struggle to reach a deal on government spending leaving Federal employees either working without pay or furloughed until the government is funded. Visit for more information Many federal workers have received well […]

Pelosi Requests the President’s ‘State of The Union Address’ Be Delayed Until Gov’t Shutdown is Over


The government shutdown is really getting in the way. Visit for more information On the 26th day of the closing of the United States government, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump to delay his State of the Union Address. In this possible position of grandstanding for President Trump, many critics are almost certain […]

Millions of Americans May Lose SNAP/Food Stamp Benefits if Government Shutdown Continues


America is in disarray amidst the current government shutdown due to President Trump’s insistence on building a wall along the United States’ Southern border, but the people who will be impacted the most will be those who receive government assistance. Visit for more information Almost 40 million Americans depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]

The IRS Will Not Be Issuing Tax Refunds During Government Shutdown


USA Today reported the partial government shutdown, caused by a deadlock in negotiations between President Donald Trump and Congress over border security, could cause the Internal Revenue Service to delay issuing refunds to taxpaying Americans. Visit for more information The agency calls issuing tax refunds a “non-excepted” activity, which is performed by government workers […]

President Trump and Congressional Leaders Set to Meet About Border Wall, Government Shutdown

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As a partial U.S. government shutdown hit the two-week mark, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders prepared to meet today over ways to break an impasse pitting his demand for building a border wall against Democrats’ call for alternative security measures. Visit for more information About 800,000 federal workers have been affected by the […]

Government Shutdown Ends As Senate Strikes A Deal

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The Senate voted to advance a bill that would reopen the government on Monday after Senate Democrats agreed to vote for legislation that funds the government through Feb. 8, on the condition that Republicans put an immigration bill to a vote. Visit for more information The bill advanced by a vote of 81 to […]

Government Shutdown Day Three: Senate to Vote on Ending Shutdown


Words by Roman White Visit for more information As day three of the government shutdown becomes a reality, senators are expected to cast their votes at noon on Monday to potentially end the shutdown, but it is not certain that this will happen. Government officials made their rounds on the Sunday news shows to point fingers across the aisle […]

Overseas Troops Will Miss NFL Championships Due To Government Shutdown


Both the Republicans and the Democrats have failed the troops on this one. Visit for more information As “nonessential” government activities shut down due to the Republican-controlled Congress’s failure to come up with a budget, so does the American Forces Network, which provides TV and radio programming to U.S. military personnel around the world. […]

Air Force Cancels All Athletic Events During Government Shutdown

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All games cancelled Visit for more information Air Force announced Saturday that it would cancel all athletic events as a result of the government shutdown. The ruling was immediately effective and wiped out Saturday’s scheduled home men’s basketball game against Fresno State and the home hockey game against Sacred Heart. Academy teams were scattered […]