Posts tagged "government shutdown"

Senate Democrats Prepared To Filibuster Through Planned Parenthood Defunding

The congressional funding bill that would keep the government from shutting down after Wednesday is heading to the Senate today, but with complications, of course. As it exists now, the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Donald Trump Wants To Shut Down The Government To Defund Planned Parenthood

Donald Trump wants to shut down the government over Planned Parenthood funding, and he may not be alone. …

Robyn Pennacchia | August 4, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Senate Democrats Block Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Democrats gathered enough support to block a Republican attempt to defund Planned Parenthood. The bill, S.1881, garnered 53 votes in favor and 46 in opposition, falling short of the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 9:30 am

Finally: Senate Deal Announced

Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell have reached a bipartisan deal to end the government shutdown and lift the debt ceiling, they announced in Senate floor speeches today. “This is far…

Newser | October 16, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Federal Employees Get Free Vibrators During Government Shutdown

While the Republicans in Congress are busy fucking the country, federal employees who’ve been affected by the government shutdown can fuck themselves thanks to The company is shipping 200…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 10:00 am

Watch Stephen Colbert Marry A Couple Whose Wedding Was Ruined By The Government Shutdown

Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le were all set to be married on the steps of the Jefferson Memorial this Saturday, but alas, the ongoing government shutdown got in the way…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 4, 2013 - 12:15 pm