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.
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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.
by Zack Beauchamp Posted on October 24, 2013
We depend on government data more than we know, yet its compilation is under attack.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 24, 2013
The delay in the IRS's tax filing season will make families who urgently need refunds wait longer.
by Hayes Brown Posted on October 24, 2013 Updated: October 24, 2013
Shutdown? No problem. Sequestration? No sweat. Defense contracts continue to show huge profits.
by Igor Volsky Posted on October 23, 2013
"We're going to call this the Sen. Ted Cruz jobs report and the jobless claims of Sen. Ted Cruz," Steve Liesman, a senior economics reporter for the network, said.