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Last-Minute Deal Saves Federal Government From Shutdown

It looks like President Obama “pulling the car over” may have made a difference after all. Before the federal government’s funding was cut off at midnight on Friday, negotiators narrowly avoided a shutdown by reaching a deal for the fiscal…

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OMB: In Government Shutdown Most Grant Processes Would Stop

An agreement could still be reached to avert a  government shutdown, but federal agencies and workers are preparing for the worst.

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Budget Talks Continue as Shutdown Threat Remains High

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the final hours of our fiscal year 2011 budget negotiations.

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Averting Government Shutdown Looks Unlikely

In a series of eleventh-hour efforts to avoid the government shutdown, budget negotiators met through the night on Wednesday and President Obama called House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., back to the White House…

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Government Shutdown Likelihood: High

Government funding runs out Friday, and despite indications that talks over the fiscal year 2011 budget continue, it’s looking more and more likely that a shutdown is unavoidable. Meetings between budget negotiators on the Hill and administration officials continued today,…

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