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Congress passes a fourth national budget extension

Tyler Schlosser, TV2 Reporter March 1, 2024

Congress has extended the deadline for the setting of the national budget once again. Congress now has until March 8 for some programs to shut down and March 22 for a total closure of the government. TV2's...

Biden meets with top Hill leaders as partial government shutdown looms

CNN--The meeting President Joe Biden held with four top congressional leaders at the White House on Tuesday was “one of the most intense I’ve ever encountered,” Senate Majority...

Biden signs stopgap spending bill, avoiding government shutdown

Jennifer Shutt, Ohio Capital Journal November 20, 2023

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has signed the stopgap spending bill, giving his administration and Congress about two months to work out agreement on the dozen annual spending bills. Those appropriations...

Explained: Government shutdown avoided but can still occur by end of 2023

Explained: Government shutdown avoided but can still occur by end of 2023

Addison Foreman, Reporter October 20, 2023

Congress narrowly avoided a government shutdown Oct. 1. However, the chance of one happening before the end of the year is still a possibility. The U.S. government needs to pass a series of appropriation...

Matt Gaetz says he will attempt to oust Kevin McCarthy from the speakership this week

Aileen Graef, CNN October 1, 2023

CNN -- Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to attempt to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy from the role this week after the House leader worked with Democrats to avoid a government shutdown on Saturday. Speaking...

On the brink of a federal shutdown, the House passes a 45-day funding plan and sends it to Senate


WASHINGTON (AP) — On the brink of a federal government shutdown, the House on Saturday swiftly approved a 45-day funding bill to keep federal agencies open as Speaker Kevin McCarthy dropped demands...

The North Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on November 18, 2022. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

White House issues a stark warning over looming government shutdown

Donald Judd and Piper Hudspeth Blackburn, CNN September 20, 2023

CNN -- The White House issued a stark warning Wednesday that a looming government shutdown could threaten crucial federal programs, blasting “extreme House Republicans” as lawmakers struggle to reach...

Katia Rodriguez is a sophomore PR major and a board member of SALSA.

SALSA helps students talk about political, emotional issues

Jack Thomspon February 6, 2019

The Spanish and Latino Student Association’s latest meeting got students talking about the recent record-breaking government shutdown, its effects on the college students in and outside of the Latino...

Sarah Matthews on the Speakers balcony.

Opinion: My summer internship with John Boehner

Sarah Matthews September 25, 2015

This past summer, I was fortunate enough to have the experience of interning in Washington, D.C. at what some refer to as “Boehnerland.”My time in Speaker Boehner’s congressional office gave me an...

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 7, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Speaker of the House John Boehner resigns

Alexandra Gray September 25, 2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner announced Friday morning his resignation to avoid a government shutdown.  Boehner, a member of the Republican Party from Ohio's 8th District, has been under pressure...

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