US government shutdown

 
US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on
US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on
Hundreds of thousands of US federal employees were staying home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a...
[Video]Weekend 101: From the sombre to the ridiculous
[Video]Weekend 101: From the sombre to the ridiculous
The Diepsloot killings, the EFF's official launch, the US government shutdown ends and Mps declare some interesting gifts. Elephant, anyone?
Sighs of relief as Congress ends US government shutdown
Sighs of relief as Congress ends US government shutdown
The US government ended the shutdown on Thursday – just in the nick of time – averted a US debt default in a bipartisan deal that...
Obama backs Senate deal in bid to avoid US debt default
Obama backs Senate deal in bid to avoid US debt default
US President Barack Obama quickly endorsed a Senate deal aimed at averting a US debt default and ending a
SA Reserve Bank 'monitoring' possible US debt default
SA Reserve Bank 'monitoring' possible US debt default
While markets around the world wait with bated breath as the first signs that an agreement around how to treat the US debt ceiling filter through, the South African Reserve...
US shutdown: Why are Americans so complacent?
US shutdown: Why are Americans so complacent?
There are few better remedies for pessimism on the state of South African politics than some time spent in the United States. Despite having six...
US shutdown: Conflict could go down to the wire
US shutdown: Conflict could go down to the wire
As the US government moved into the second week of a shutdown on Monday with no end in sight, a deadlocked US Congress also confronted an...
Economic week ahead: US political drama continues
Economic week ahead: US political drama continues
The on-going political stalemate between Congressional Republicans and Democrat US President Barack Obama will continue to preoccupy global...
Pentagon set to recall workers
Pentagon set to recall workers
The Pentagon said on Saturday it would recall the vast majority of some 350 000 civilian Defence Department employees sent home during the...
Clinton, Obama and the US govt shutdown
Clinton, Obama and the US govt shutdown
Seventeen years ago, US former president Bill Clinton vetoed a Bill sent to him by the Republican-controlled Congress that wanted to...
US shutdown: Gunslinging and standoffs straight out of fiction
US shutdown: Gunslinging and standoffs straight out of fiction
The great US government shutdown of 2013 began, said Iowa senator Tom Harkin, "like a scene from the Hollywood western High Noon". There was Democrat sheriff Barack Obama, squared off against a gang of southern gunslingers, both sides determined not to give an...
US shutdown could put one million workers on unpaid leave
US shutdown could put one million workers on unpaid leave
The US government began a partial shutdown on Tuesday for the first time in 17 years, potentially putting up to 1-million workers on unpaid leave,...

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