Nancy Pelosi

House easily passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown

Democrats and Republicans in a bitterly divided U.S. House have voted to take a government shutdown off the table this fall, giving a big, bipartisan vote…

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkHead shot of Larry Allen

Should federal contractors change their market expectations going forward?

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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019, photo, the Capitol Dome is seen through a skylight in the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington. Last User: The government shutdown is in many ways wreaking havoc: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don’t know when they’ll see their next paycheck, and low-income Americans who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they’ll make ends meet should the stalemate in Washington carry on another month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Shutdown shockwaves

Most feds have since recovered from the record 35-day government shutdown that ended in late January. But not everyone has, or will.

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The Capitol iat sunset after the Senate rejected competing Democratic and Republican proposals for ending the partial government shutdown, which is the longest in the nation's history, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Shutdown fallout still falling

The most recent record 35-day government shutdown is now just a painful memory for many fed families, but it is still very real for some.

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Donald Trump, Mike Pence

Still got a shutdown hangover?

Some of the 800,000 feds that felt the impact of the record long government shutdown in their pockets may still be playing financial catch-up.

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