federal government shutdown 2013

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) broke ranks from many fellow Republicans Tuesday evening, calling on her
Surveys have been less consistent on how differing levels of anger with each party over its handling of the shutdown might
Congressional offices, like federal agencies, are supposed to furlough all nonessential staff during the government shutdown. But the interpretation of this directive has varied wildly in the Senate, with some lawmakers closing all their offices and others refusing to furlough a single person, a discrepancy Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is calling unfair.
But in a floor speech on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said senators who were keeping their offices