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In response to the federal government shutdown, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill will be offering free admission to the landmark destination for furloughed families.
Thousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on with no end in sight. But for some of them, it has been an exercise in confusion and frustration.
A spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the trip that President Donald Trump is canceling was intended to express appreciation to U.S. troops and reaffirm the United States "ironclad commitment" to the NATO alliance.
The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill that will require some 800,000 federal employees to be compensated for wages lost or work performed during the partial government shutdown.
The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the partial government shutdown to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. For now, they’ll have to work without pay.
President Donald Trump has rejected a short-term legislative fix for the partial government shutdown, declaring he will "never ever back down."
President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay.
More than 100 people who work at the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies showed up to demonstrate outside the IRS Service Center.
The House has approved a bill to fund the Treasury Department, the IRS and other agencies for the next year as part of a Democratic strategy to reopen the government on a piecemeal basis.
The No. 2 House Democrat is blaming President Donald Trump for the partial government shutdown and says Trump is holding the government "hostage."
A Trump administration official says that tax refunds will go out on time during the partial government shutdown.
The largely party-line votes Thursday night came after Trump made a surprise appearance at the White House briefing room, pledging to keep up the fight for his signature campaign promise.
House Democrats have approved a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall.
A week and a half into a partial government shutdown, House Democrats released their plan to re-open the government without approving money for President Donald Trump’s border wall. At the same time, the president struggled to find leverage to break the stalemate before the GOP’s monopoly on Washington power ended.
House lawmakers don't plan to vote this week to end the government shutdown.
Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon.
The partial government shutdown appears no closer to resolution.
Both sides in the long-running fight over funding President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall appear to have moved toward each other, but a shutdown of one-fourth of the federal government entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight.
President Donald Trump is defending his decision to risk a partial government shutdown as he demands money for his long-promised border wall with Mexico.
The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to temporarily fund the government, a key step toward averting a federal shutdown after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for a border wall with Mexico.
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