House GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.
Furloughed Marylanders are waiting for a decision. A possible breakthrough in negotiations to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit could be near.
A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.
The D.C. Lottery’s slogan is “Lots of people win.” But until the federal shutdown is over, nobody wins.
A Maryland-based charitable organization steps up to help those impacted by the government shutdown at a time of devastating loss.
One man has taken it upon himself to mow and clean up the grounds around the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.
The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.
Washington’s mayor confronted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the steps of the Capitol Wednesday about the federal shutdown that has imperiled the city government, eliciting a terse reply from his fellow Democrat.
Police have identified the man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the nation’s capital and later died of his injuries.
Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
The service academy football teams are preparing to play this weekend’s scheduled games while still facing some uncertainty because of the partial government shutdown.
A market-rattling federal default loomed and the partial government shutdown lingered on Monday, but a gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the nation’s most challenging short-term economic disputes.