Government Shutdown

Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved 'a sweeping, year-end fiscal package.'

Government shutdowns have become a regular topic of conversation in Washington D.C. for the last few years. While many thought the talk of shutting down the government would have ended with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s retirement, politicians are still continuing to use it as a threat, and congressional gridlock is becoming rather normal. The […]

In a morning meeting with Republicans on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government…

The government shutdown in October lasted 16 days and cost at least $24 billion, and there are fears another one may be coming on Jan. 15.…

What went wrong for Republicans in their recent showdown with the president and Democrats over the debt ceiling and funding the government? “We picked the…

After 16 tense days in Washington, D.C., the government shutdown is officially over. President Barack Obama signed a bill to re-open the government and raise…

Listen live to President Obama speaking about the government shutdown and U.S. debt ceiling debate. JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV

Let’s talk about the truth and some people who are not able to handle the truth. What do you think would happen to you or…

Roland Martin finds it funny that the Tea Party has not questioned Sen. Ted Cruz’s citizenship, even though the Texas lawmaker, who has an American-born mother, was…

VIA WOLDCNEWS.com Senate leaders announced today that they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown in time to avoid a possible U.S. default. Details on the agreement that was formally announced on the senate floor at noon today are scant but CNN reports that the government could open as soon as midnight if […]

Really, aren’t you just over it already? Aren’t you over giving people who could not care less about you the power to decide what you…

Reverend Al Sharpton joins the TJMS to talk about the government shutdown and it’s effect on the  black community.