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Food pantry at St. Augustine's Church in the Bronx (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Impacting Charitable Organizations That Rely On Funding

Why Hunger, which operates the National Hunger Hotline, said the shutdown will freeze distribution of food to millions of elderly, pregnant women, young children and others.

10/01/2013

Government Shutdown

No Deal: Government Shutdown Goes Ahead

The White House’s budget office has notified federal agencies that the government is shutting down Tuesday, after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a temporary spending plan.

10/01/2013

Tea Party protesters fly the Don't tread On Me flag outside the U.S. Capitol (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Tea Party Support Hits All-Time Low Nationally

According to a Marist poll released Monday, 23 percent of registered voters nationwide consider themselves to be supporters of the Tea Party.

09/30/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Would Have Major Effect On New York

The countdown to a government shutdown is on, with the deadline just 25 hours away.

09/29/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie On ‘CBS Sunday Morning:’ ‘What I Am Is A Fighter’

In a wide-ranging interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized himself as a “fighter,” who is “willing to mix it up to defend his or her point of view.”

09/29/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is flanked by House Republicans while speaking about Obamacare during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Sept. 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Cruz spoke about Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Over Obamacare Said To Be A ’50-50′ Proposition

The stage is set for a partial government shutdown Tuesday morning. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers could be furloughed, including many in the Tri-State Area, and services cut unless a last-minute deal is struck.

09/27/2013

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota waves to the media after voting on Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Pundit: Government Shutdown Likely Dooms Lhota In NYC Mayor’s Race

Pundits say if House Republicans shut down government public anger could affect local elections in New York City and also Nassau County, where Republican County Executive Ed Mangano is in a tough rematch with Tom Suozzi.

09/20/2013

Andrew Cuomo  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images); Capitol Hill (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Polarized Washington Makes Albany Look Good

Cuomo says the near shutdown of the federal government last week is in stark contrast to the bipartisan success seen recently in Albany.

04/14/2011

President Barack Obama (credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Deal Done In Washington, Government To Stay In Business

President Barack Obama said a last-minute deal Friday with congressional leaders to avert a government shutdown happened because “Americans of different beliefs came together.”

04/08/2011

Last-Minute Filers Race To Make Income Tax Deadlines

Tri-State Area Federal Workers To Face Furloughs During Shutdown

Taxpayers in the Tri-State Area still expecting a refund check in the mail from Uncle Sam may have to wait a bit longer.

04/08/2011

U.S. Passport

Tri-State Area Would Suffer In Event Of Federal Government Shutdown

In New York City, where roughly 10 percent of revenue comes from Washington, thousands of locally-based federal workers would be furloughed.

04/07/2011

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

GOP, Dem Senators Say Gov’t Shutdown Avoidable

Schumer told reporters that letting it happen would be a disaster not just for federal workers, but retirees, veterans and anyone else getting federal checks.

02/21/2011

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)

Cuomo Says He Doesn’t Expect To Shut NY Government

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he expects a bloody fight over his upcoming budget, but not a state government shutdown.

01/20/2011

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