government shutdown

A Colgate Energy LLC oil drilling rig stands in Reeves County, Texas, in this August 2018 photo.
Bloomberg/Getty Images via CNN
March 27, 2019 - 10:02 pm
By Curt Devine, Scott Bronstein and Drew Griffin, CNN (CNN) -- The recent government shutdown cost the US economy billions of dollars, but one industry largely dodged its worst effects -- the industry previously represented by the Interior Department's acting secretary David Bernhardt. In contrast...
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Dreamstime
February 21, 2019 - 9:02 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot. The New Jersey Lottery on Wednesday announced Judith Smith had purchased the winning Dec. 17 Pick-6 ticket days before the shutdown closed the Fort Wadsworth...
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Southwest Airlines
Julio Cortez/AP
February 20, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) — Southwest Airlines lost $60 million because of the government shutdown, the company said Wednesday. That's far more than its original estimate of $10 to $15 million in losses, and it adds to a litany of recent problems for the airline. On Tuesday, maintenance...
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President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci/AP
February 17, 2019 - 11:26 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a snapshot by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Ap Photo, File
February 14, 2019 - 3:22 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 15, 5:50 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency...
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Boys look through an older section of the border structure.
Gregory Bull/AP, file
February 13, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Steve Tawa
February 05, 2019 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Each member of Congress gets to take a guest to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday evening, and Pennsylvania's U.S. senators have symbolic reasons behind their choices. In advance of the address, Democratic Sen. Bob Casey and Republican Sen...
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Ana Maria Archila, one of the two women who confronted Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, speaks at the protest against Brett Kavanaugh in front of the United States Supreme Court, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.
Jack Gruber/USA TODAY
February 04, 2019 - 1:17 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) — As members of Congress prepare for the rescheduled State of the Union on Tuesday, several have selected guests primed for politics for an evening in the shadow of the recent and possibly looming government shutdowns. Each member of Congress may bring a guest to the...
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In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, without tourists and park rangers to discourage them during the government shutdown, elephant seals have expanded their pupping grounds in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif.
John Burgess/The Press Democrat via AP
February 01, 2019 - 12:36 pm
By Brady McCombs and Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — National park visitors cut new trails in sensitive soil. They pried open gates while no one was watching. They found bathrooms locked, so they went outside. One off-roader even mowed down an iconic twisted-limbed Joshua...
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In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP, file
January 30, 2019 - 7:40 am
UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks Wednesday on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate...
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