The Senate Just Announced A Massive Bipartisan Deal On Spending, But DACA Will Have To Wait
Republicans and Democrats announced a two-year budget deal on Wednesday that provides funding for most of the major issues Congress has to deal with this year. But it leaves out DACA, as members continue negotiating on an immigration deal.
The Last Government Shutdown Rocked The NSA. Another Will Only Increase The Suffering.
“For so long, NSA made the emphasis on the mission,” said one former agency hacker who dealt with the previous shutdown. “It’s clear that Congress didn't care about the mission if they were willing to act like petulant children.”
"Tea-Tard" Sign At OFA Protest Draws Bipartisan Condemnation From House Disabilities Caucus
"I find it really unfortunate that this offensive slur was used to characterize anyone," Langevin says. OFA: "We neither support nor approve of the inappropriate language used in a sign on the mall today." Update: The sign-holder speaks.
Park Service Says Security Concerns, Not Political Ones, Barricade D.C.'s Monuments During Shutdown
The security picture has changed dramatically since the "innocent '90s," say current and former Park Service employees. Now there's a fear among the rank and file that the 2013 shutdown has politicized park rangers forever.
7 Things You Need To Know About Food Safety During The Government Shutdown
Does a "filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance" sound like something you might be interested in eating? Most FDA staff inspecting food imported into the U.S. have been furloughed during the shutdown, so now might be your chance.