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Furloughed Workers Fight To Remain Positive During Shutdown, Donate Time

Furloughed Workers Fight To Remain Positive During Shutdown, Donate Time
"It's good to get out the house, and to talk with and be with other government employees who are going through the same thing, but it's also opportunities like this that remind you, in my opinion, how good you have it to be able to assist other people …
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Priests threatened with arrest if they minister to military during shutdown

Priests threatened with arrest if they minister to military during shutdown
One Republican lawmaker on the House Intelligence Committee told The Daily Caller on Friday that this “crosses a constitutional line.” “The constitutional rights of those who put their lives on the line for this nation do not end with a government …
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Prof on shutdown: Racist Republicans hate black president

Prof on shutdown: Racist Republicans hate black president
Now they are have a real black president to mess with. — ProfB (@AntheaButler) October 1, 2013. When another Twitter user suggested that race wasn't a factor in the current situation, Butler responded: “You'd have to be blind to think that race does …
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Wonkbook: We may have a shutdown after all. And that may be a good thing.

Wonkbook: We may have a shutdown after all. And that may be a good thing.
The Ohio Republican's announcement foreshadows a set of last-minute legislative volleys between the House and Senate to fund federal agencies ahead of a deadline Monday, the final day of the fiscal year." Janet Hook and Kristina Peterson in The Wall …
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