by Bryce Covert Posted on March 24, 2015 Updated: March 24, 2015
Economists agree that Cruz's forced government shutdown and near default hurt, not helped, the economy.
by Judd Legum Posted on December 10, 2014
With just 35 hours before funding for the federal government runs out, that agreement is in serious Jeopardy.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 9, 2014 Updated: November 9, 2014
All signs indicate EPA's rules to cut climate emissions from power plants are Republicans' top target, with a showdown over government funding as the likely result.
by Igor Volsky Posted on October 8, 2014 Updated: October 8, 2014
Some are itching for another showdown.
by Igor Volsky Posted on August 20, 2014
Is McConnell re-embracing the government shutdown?
by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor Posted on March 3, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
National parks and the communities that depend on them took a major hit as a result of last year's government shutdown.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 10, 2014 Updated: February 13, 2014
Bickering over raising the debt ceiling has cost economic growth and jobs even without an actual default.
by Bryce Covert Posted on November 7, 2013
A new report outlines some of the more indirect economic costs from the government shutdown.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 28, 2013
Utah, a state with five national parks, lost millions during the 16-day shutdown.
by Travis Waldron Posted on October 27, 2013
The former GOP presidential candidate tells Meet The Press that Cruz's shutdown strategy hurt the country.