US government shutdown

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Donald Trump's 1st anniversary drowned by crisis, 'dealmaker' image takes a beating

Donald Trump's 1st anniversary drowned by crisis, 'dealmaker' image takes a beating

The US government officially shut down for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running.

Jan 20, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
Democrats holding citizens hostage: Donald Trump administration on US shutdown

Democrats holding citizens hostage: Donald Trump administration on US shutdown

US President Donald Trump's administration accused the opposition Democrats of holding American citizens hostage Saturday after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal before a midnight deadline.

Jan 20, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
What happens in a US government shutdown?

What happens in a US government shutdown?

The US government officially shutdown on Friday for the first time in five years after lawmakers failed to agree on a spending deal. US President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the shutdown which comes exactly a year after he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.

Jan 20, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
Congress averts US government shutdown for now

Congress averts US government shutdown for now

The House of Representatives, working against a Friday midnight deadline, approved legislation in a 235-193 vote to fund a wide range of federal programs through Dec. 22. 

Dec 08, 2017, 08:13 AM IST

US Congress reaches deal for $1.1 tn US spending bill

Final hurdles on the massive bill were cleared when some controversial financial services provisions were removed to be dealt with separately.

Dec 10, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

US Congress won`t meet deadline for spending bill vote

The US Congress was poised on Monday to extend by three days a deadline set during the country`s autumn budget crisis to avoid another government shutdown.

Jan 14, 2014, 01:49 AM IST

Obama signs budget bill into law to avert govt shutdown

US President Barack Obama has signed a bipartisan federal budget bill, averting the risk of an embarrassing government shutdown for two years in the world's largest economy.

Dec 27, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

US lawmakers announce two-year budget deal

US President Barack Obama hailed the budget deal, which if approved by the Congress, would avoid government shutdown for at least two years.

Dec 11, 2013, 10:52 AM IST

US auto sales extend gains despite government shutdown

The US auto industry extended its steady gains in October despite economic uncertainty caused by a government shutdown.

Nov 02, 2013, 10:24 AM IST

Fed expected to hold tight on stimulus after shutdown

Skewed data and the economic setback of the partial government shutdown face Federal Reserve policymakers as they review their economic stimulus program on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Oct 26, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

Shutdown cost 120,000 US jobs: White House

The recent government shutdown and debt default crisis hit the US economy so badly that it cost the country 120,000 jobs and wiped out 0.25 percent of economic growth for the fourth quarter, the White House said.

Oct 23, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

Obamacare`s rocky debut obscured by shutdown

Technical problems have hobbled the website design to sign up millions of uninsured Americans for health care, but they have largely been overshadowed by a 16-day government shutdown.

Oct 19, 2013, 09:30 AM IST

India Inc expresses relief over end of US shutdown

The US Congress today passed a bipartisan bill to end a 16-day government shutdown and avert a historic debt default by the world's largest economy that could have had global repercussions.

Oct 17, 2013, 22:09 PM IST

US shutdown end boosts hopes for Antarctic reserve

A long-awaited deal to create the world`s largest marine sanctuary in Antarctica appears to have survived a last-second obstacle the US government shutdown and could be approved next week.

Oct 17, 2013, 16:29 PM IST

US government reopens for business after two week shutdown

The US government reopens for business Thursday after a two-week shutdown and a dangerous flirt with running out of cash to pay its bills and avert a calamitous, unprecedented default.

Oct 17, 2013, 15:16 PM IST

Obama signs bill ending US shutdown, raising debt ceiling

In all likelihood the government shutdown is now expected to end today when over five lakh furloughed federal employees are expected to return to their service.

Oct 17, 2013, 10:13 AM IST

US Congress ends debt impasse, Obama vows to sign bill

Obama vowed to sign the bill and begin reopening the government "immediately."

Oct 17, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

US budget deal: another kick down the road?

US Senate leaders announced a deal Wednesday to resolve the budget and debt ceiling impasse that threatened to force the country to default on its obligations.

Oct 16, 2013, 23:29 PM IST

US shutdown ends as Senate Democrats, Republicans strike deal

According to reports, US Senate leaders on Wednesday agreed to raise the debt limit from the existing USD 16.7 trillion cap and reopen federal agencies that have been closed for two weeks.

Oct 16, 2013, 22:09 PM IST