Richmond, VA — The Government Shutdown now enters into week four, and employees are really starting to feel it.  On last Friday, employees received a check that only had 00.0 on it.  They are being told they will eventually get paid but when? When they finally get their checks may will have to play catch […]

Sheilah Belle was the only one in site on Saturday checking out the National Museum of African American History, Following The Government Shutdown TBR — Washington, D.C. – The Government Shutdown enters into another day of negotiation as both sides continue to refuse to stand down ahead of a tentative Senate vote, currently slated to take […]

Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved 'a sweeping, year-end fiscal package.'

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Government shutdowns have become a regular topic of conversation in Washington D.C. for the last few years. While many thought the talk of shutting down the government would have ended with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s retirement, politicians are still continuing to use it as a threat, and congressional gridlock is becoming rather normal. The […]

In a morning meeting with Republicans on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government…

VIA Senate leaders announced today that they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown in time to avoid a possible U.S. default. Details on the agreement that was formally announced on the senate floor at noon today are scant but CNN reports that the government could open as soon as midnight if […]