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Senate Bill H.R. 2775 (Debt Limit/CR), Has Passed 81-18 to End U.S. Government Shutdown

The U.S. Senate has made great progress at the last moment. Hopefully the U.S. House will pass the bill as well, and this government shutdown can come to an end. Also, I hope that the next time it comes up in 2014, they will fund the government for a full year instead of just a […]

A Government Shutdown Rant Worthy of a Listen by MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan

Find about more about him here: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/31510813/#47925943 UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy Speaks About Government Shutdown’s Impact on Connecticut Families

Follow Sen. Chris Murphy on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SenChrisMurphy?feature=watch or Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisMurphyCT UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

U.S. 2013 Government Shutdown: The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice

Bless Chris Van Hollen for telling it like it is. See video. UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013 “Late in the evening on September 30, 2013, the House Rules Committee Republicans changed the Rules of the House so that the ONLY Member allowed to call up the Senate’s clean CR for a vote […]

Senate Begins Debate On Immigration Reform Bill

Scandals are stealing recent headlines, but an immigration reform bill that could affect millions in the US is now being debated in the Senate. President Barack Obama says there’s no reason Congress can’t pass an immigration overhaul by the end of summer. Washington Post Reports: “Immigration advocates have said they will withdraw support for the […]

Transcript — President Obama’s Address to Congress

“In other words, we have lived through an era where too often short-term gains were prized over long-term prosperity, where we failed to look beyond the next payment, the next quarter, or the next election.” Obama Speech Feb. 24, 2009