Diary of a Government Shutdown

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  • It's a Shame
  • Enough Already
  • Does That Sound Fair to You?
  • Clean Up Your Act
  • Day 2
  • What's Up, John Boehner?
  • Not Even an Inch
  • Day 3
  • Danger Ahead
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Party Down
  • Day 8
  • No Surrender
  • China Says: Get It Together
  • The Capitol Is Closed
  • He Started It
  • The War Within
  • The Fat Lady Sings
  • How Low Can They Go?
  • Cruel, Cruel World
  • Salmonella Strikes
  • Cruel, Cruel World
  • Pain, Pain, Pain

Does That Sound Fair to You?

Government employees, unsure whether they will be paid for their furlough days or how long they'll be out of work, have started signing up for unemployment benefits. Lawmakers, however, are still collecting their paychecks during the shutdown. It's in the Constitution.

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