• Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

    10 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history when the clock ticked past midnight into early Saturday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess. A solution couldn't come soon enough for federal workers who got pay statements Friday but no...
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  • Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

    Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

    10 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history at when the clock ticked past midnight Friday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess.
    A solution couldn't come soon enough for federal workers who got pay statements Friday but no pay.
    The House and Senate voted to give federal workers back pay whenever the federal government reopens and then left town for the weekend, leaving the shutdown on track to become one for the record books once the clock struck midnight and the closure entered its 22nd day.
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  • It's Official: The Partial Government Shutdown Is The Longest In U.S. History

    It's Official: The Partial Government Shutdown Is The Longest In U.S. History

    10 days ago - By NPR

    Saturday marks Day 22 of the partial federal government shutdown, stretching past the 21 days the government shut down in 1995-96. Many federal works missed their first paycheck on Friday. (Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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  • It's Official: The Partial Government Shutdown Is The Longest In U.S. History

    It's Official: The Partial Government Shutdown Is The Longest In U.S. History

    10 days ago - By NPR

    Saturday marks Day 22 of the partial federal government shutdown, stretching past the 21 days the government shut down in 1995-96. Many federal works missed their first paycheck on Friday. (Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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