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Friday Links: What Is Up With Our Government?

As the fiscal year ends, Congress neglects to pass a spending bill to fund the government, leading to a government shutdown. Eliot Morgan from YouTube's Sourcefed channel explains what exactly is happening on Capitol Hill for the time being.
October 17, 2013

At the end of the government’s fiscal year, September 30, the Congress has refused to pass the spending bill that funds the government, an event that has not occurred since 1995. The House Republicans...

Friday Links: U.S. Government Shutdown

President Obama delivers a speech to the American people concerning the government shutdown on October 1st, largely blaming the Republicans
October 11, 2013

On September 30, the United States Government shut down due to the inability of the House and Senate to agree on a funding bill. Republicans wish to defund Obamacare, while Democrats will not agree to...

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