Great Job So Far, Sen. McConnell. Now Cancel The Recess.

Opinion | Jenny Beth Martin
Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) reacts as Senate Minority Whip Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) (L) looks on as they speak to members of the media. Photo: (Getty Images/Alex Wong)

Democrats are refusing to allow an up-or-down vote to defund executive amnesty.

FLASHBACK: Pelosi Calls Republicans 'Legislative Arsonists' Over Shutdown Threat

Politics | Derek Hunter

A year later, Democrats on verge of shutting down government

Is A Government Shutdown Looming? Long Answer: No

Opinion | Derek Hunter

Here’s what’s going on

Congress easily votes to not shut down the government

Politics | Alexis Levinson
Mikulski boards the subway to the senate office buildings at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Congress avoids another shutdown

Raul Labrador: Dems should have taken the delay-Obamacare deal when they had the chance

Ginni Thomas | Grae Stafford

‘Dems looking for ways to delay this law, which is all we were asking for’

BEDFORD: One month after the shutdown ended, Lee and Cruz are sitting pretty

Politics | Christopher Bedford
Sens. Cruz and Lee depart the Senate floor. Reuters.

On the one-month anniversary of the end of the shutdown

Lawnmower man from government shutdown awarded chainsaw [PHOTOS]

US | Katie Howland and Whitney Waters

‘If your granddaddy’s grass needed cutting, you would go out and help him, wouldn’t you?’

GOP congressman: Shutdown didn't cost jobs

Politics | Patrick Howley
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (L) and co-chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (R) question Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke (not pictured) at the Joint Economic Committee hearings in Washington May 22, 2013. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘When the government simply gets out of the way of the private sector, we can see real job growth’

SHUTDOWN SHAM! Expected hit to October job numbers fails to occur

US | Vince Coglianese
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‘There were no discernible impacts of the partial federal government shutdown’

The costs of the shutdown are nothing next to the costs of regulation

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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2012’s new regulations cost $216 billion; the shutdown cost $24 billion

What might have been if it weren't for the shutdown

Opinion | Matt K. Lewis
Government Shutdown Defund Obamacare

We would have only been talking about the shutdown for the last four weeks

How some states helped blunt the shutdown pain

Opinion | Karen Lugo
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As DC ground to a halt — not much slower than usual — states carried on better than ever.

Kristol: 'Ridiculous amount of hysteria among Republicans' after shutdown

Politics | Jeff Poor

‘The minor derailment of the shutdown will look like nothing compared to the train wreck of Obamacare’

The Tea Party's freshman class gets schooled

Opinion | Justin Paulette
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The GOP sans-culottes need to convince the American people they can govern.

The government shutdown only applies to you

Opinion | Anonymous
Morning breaks over the U.S. Capitol as the federal government reopens after a 16-day shutdown, in Washington

To most in the imperial city, it was business as usual. But not for the rest of us.

15 good things that came out of the government shutdown

Opinion | Adam Brandon
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The people step in when government fails

'Boardwalk Empire' actor breaks his legendary silence about government shutdown

Entertainment | Eric Owens
Getty Images/Sebastian Willnow, YouTube screenshot/Ethan Plum

‘I don’t see why they’re allowed to do it’

Republicans must wake up to Obama's hard-line fiscal strategy

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
U.S. President Obama pauses while speaking about the continuing government shutdown from White House Briefing Room in Washington

As with Obamacare, he won’t give in.

Guess who Steve Cohen thinks is America's real enemy

Politics | Jeff Poor

‘We take an oath to support the country against all enemies foreign and domestic’

Brooks: GOP establishment dislikes Cruz 'because of incompetence, not for ideology'

Politics | Jeff Poor

Columnist says that shutdown gives Obama a chance to pursue immigration reform, score political points