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From TheJournal.ie Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown Shutdown

Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown

There was no sign early today of a breakthrough in the showdown between Trump and Democrats in Congress.

From TheJournal.ie US House approves measures in attempt to end government shutdown Shutdown

US House approves measures in attempt to end government shutdown

The bills that passed the House contain no funding for a border wall demanded by Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas shutdown for the US government with Trump painted as the 'Grinch who stole the deal' Not Impressed

Christmas shutdown for the US government with Trump painted as the 'Grinch who stole the deal'

Around 800,000 federal employees may be forced to ditch work or work without pay ahead of Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie US Congress passes spending bill to end government shutdown United States

US Congress passes spending bill to end government shutdown

The government shutdown did not last too long.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why everyone is arguing about Planned Parenthood in America Deep Divisions

Explainer: Why everyone is arguing about Planned Parenthood in America

And how a series of videos could end up shutting down the entire US government.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Debt ceiling, government shutdown: what is the future of American democracy? Opinion

Column: Debt ceiling, government shutdown: what is the future of American democracy?

The world breathed a collective sigh of relief when an eleventh hour deal ended the US government shutdown – but it only fully funds the government until January, writes Larry Donnelly.

5 of the best internet responses to the US government shutdown

Sure g’wan, close down the country, no biggie.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how one American newspaper reacted to the government shutdown Diabolical

Here's how one American newspaper reacted to the government shutdown

“They get paid while the nation suffers.”

From TheJournal.ie Massive spending cuts likely after US 'super-committee' collapses without deal Barack Obama

Massive spending cuts likely after US 'super-committee' collapses without deal

The bipartisan committee set up as part of the deal to avert a government shutdown as failed to reach a deal on cutting spending.