The government will now be funded through Dec. 3 as Congress averts a crisis, but the larger issue of increasing the borrowing limit remains unresolved.
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Col. Atin Basu Choudhary, an economics professor, said a trade deficit alone is not a useful indicator for policymakers in evaluating the U.S. economy.
The compromise to keep the government open involves less funding than President Trump sought for the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
An ice storm in November downed trees in parts of Shenandoah National Park. But workers had to put clean-up efforts on hold because of the federal government shutdown.
The dueling proposals failed, as federal employees prepared to miss another paycheck on Friday during the government’s longest-ever shutdown.
The president’s address was originally scheduled for Jan. 29. Trump will wait to deliver his speech after the federal government shutdown ends.
President Trump’s proposal includes funding for a border wall, while a House-passed package would temporarily reopen the government.
The president said the House speaker cannot use a military plane to go to Egypt, Brussels and Afghanistan because of the federal government shutdown.
By Janey Fugate Connie Forren’s husband hasn’t seen a doctor in 20 years. “He’s the main breadwinner and he’s the…
By Frank Diez The government shutdown is keeping 800,000 federal workers at home. Local schools depend on federal funding, which…