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Government should be funded via normal means

The government shutdown should have been blamed on the Democrats. The government had historically been funded piecemeal through a normal appropriations process. The House of Representatives had passed numerous appropriation bills to pay government bills and keep the government open, which ha…

November 27, 2013 12:00 am

Take a closer look at numbers regarding shutdown

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly’s Oct. 29 column is a typical liberal lie.

November 06, 2013 12:00 am

Welcome to Obama's 'transformed' America

A frustrated Washington, D.C., park ranger said, "We've been told to make life as difficult for people as we can" during the government shutdown. This proves public workers received orders from on high to, among other things, keep our veterans from visiting their own memorials in D.C.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am

Buy a mirror for those Republican congressmen

Government shutdown? Federal Reserve credit default? What does it really mean? A lower credit rating.

October 21, 2013 12:00 am

Lock 'em in a room with baloney sandwiches

First, you get Harry Reid (D) and Mitch McConnell (R) from the Senate, and John Boehner (R) and Nancy Pelosi (D) from the House.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Shutdown ends in Illinois with 'welcome backs'

CHICAGO | Hundreds of furloughed federal workers returned to jobs in campgrounds, wildlife refuges and federal offices in Illinois on Thursday with the end of the partial government shutdown after Congress passed a temporary spending bill and lifted the government's borrowing limit.

October 17, 2013 6:40 pm
MARC CHASE: Vets' admission to monuments paid in blood

MARC CHASE: Vets' admission to monuments paid in blood

If you lock someone out after he or she already paid admission, an angry protest is sure to follow.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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October 04, 2013 12:00 am
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October 04, 2013 12:00 am
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October 02, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Hardball politics fouls Americans, economy

Every good parent knows Congress needs a time-out. That's not what the federal government needs, however.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am
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October 02, 2013 12:00 am
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