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But only 1 in 4 overall backed forcing a shutdown to block Planned Parenthood's money.
For me, one of the definitions of moral progress is the realization that other people are as fully human as ourselves, that
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During this month's shutdown, though, Republicans had more sympathy for bureaucrats. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D
I'm furious that Congress has chosen to shut down the government and leave so many of us behind. This is not just about the debt ceiling or national parks. For me, the shutdown means that Congress is denying me potentially life-saving treatment.
“My studies, along with my collaborators, had focused on a particular group of immune system molecules that seem to promote
Though Congressman Peter King is from New York, he should not be mistaken for an old-fashioned moderate Republican. He is a full-blooded Reaganite, but he is realistic enough to recognize that his party is engaged in a suicide mission.
From Congress, all I ask is this: End the shutdown. Just do your job. Please take personal responsibility -- just like you expect school children to do.
Below, the latest updates on the shutdown: HuffPost Readers: If you work for the government, or will otherwise be affected
Around the country, furloughed federal workers are wondering how they're going to pay their bills while they wait for the government to reopen. Businesses that rely on tourists are taking a hit due to shuttered national parks. And scientists conducting groundbreaking research have had to put the brakes on their work.
King, like a handful of other lawmakers, has not yet furloughed anyone in his office -- even though members of Congress are
Stabenow spokesman Cullen Schwarz, who is still on the job, said there are still a few people working in the office, but
he shutdown this week, just about 18 years after the last federal closure, gives local residents a chance to get an idea of what the town might be like without the government here. And it's not all bad. A look at the landscape shows that D.C. is coming into its own as a cultural destination.
To shut down our government in protest over Obamacare is the triumph of extremism over common sense. We desperately need legislators who know how to compromise -- in order to govern.
"Does a government shutdown hinder us? Of course," she said. "Anyone working with federal scientists is going to be impacted
Could it be that the House Republicans have been coached in a plan to close down as much of the U.S. Government as possible for as long a period as possible? Why?
“First of all, I don’t think the president is going to give in, and I think it is going to take them that long to come around