government shutdown
Jan 2018

Blame game, waiting game… it’s all a game, isn’t it?

The Blame Game, Senate shutdown showdown edition

Ed Morrissey Jan 19, 2018 8:41 AM

Briar patch?

“Senate Democrats said they’re confident they have the votes to block the stop-gap spending bill that the House is taking up…”

GOP antes up their CHIPs in budget showdown

Ed Morrissey Jan 17, 2018 2:01 PM


I thought the minority caused shutdowns?

Aug 2017

Welcome to the 2017 edition of shutdown theater

Jazz Shaw Aug 24, 2017 8:01 AM

My way or the highway

Jul 2017

A border wall government shutdown?

Jazz Shaw Jul 11, 2017 4:31 PM

Get ready for the blame game

“Let’s be really clear: That’s our residence.”

“Run for governor and then you can have the residence.”

May 2017

Trump: Hey, who’s up for a shutdown in September?

Ed Morrissey May 02, 2017 11:21 AM

Also: Get rid of the filibuster.

Apr 2017

Shutdown countdown: Trump budging on wall?

Ed Morrissey Apr 25, 2017 8:41 AM

Dems doing a virtual budge too?

“…if the president stepped out of it, we could get a budget done by Friday.”

I take it we’re putting Mexico down for a “maybe” on paying for it?

The tale of two narratives continues

Oh what a difference a few years make

Mar 2017

Flip a coin, but it always comes up the same way in the press

Feb 2017

Are Senate Dems planning a government shutdown?

Ed Morrissey Feb 06, 2017 4:31 PM

“The Senate is coming apart.”

Dec 2016

Manchin v Manchin on shutdowns.

Dec 2015

The not so good, the bad and the downright ugly

Oct 2015

For now.

Sep 2015

YAY! If done right, of course.

Good times, my friends

Takin’ care of business

GOP at odds over Planned Parenthood strategy

Ed Morrissey Sep 10, 2015 10:41 AM

Reuters: ObamaCare killing Planned Parenthood?

Aug 2015

The GOP autumn of discontent?

Jazz Shaw Aug 24, 2015 1:21 PM

Troubled waters

Jun 2015

Government shutdowns are in the finest tradition of America

Jan 2015

Eschew strategy.

Dec 2014

When Democrats do it, it’s not a government shutdown

Noah Rothman Dec 10, 2014 8:41 PM

Shutdown for thee.

No shutdowns.

Aug 2014

Video: Cruz presser at AFP summit

Ed Morrissey Aug 30, 2014 5:31 PM

“We need a President at home who responds to the real problems we face.”

Jun 2014

Was it going anywhere before now?

Dec 2013

Ryan and Murray announce budget deal

Mary Katharine Ham Dec 10, 2013 10:01 PM

Here we go.

Budget deal on the horizon … or not

Ed Morrissey Dec 03, 2013 2:41 PM

Under the radar.

Oct 2013

“The second kick of the mule”

Open Thread: The Vets march on Washington

Jazz Shaw Oct 13, 2013 2:01 PM


Senate rejects plan for debt limit deal

Jazz Shaw Oct 12, 2013 2:31 PM


“And you’re not!”

“Don’t Cruzify America.”

Shutdown Apocalypse Roundup, weekend edition

Jazz Shaw Oct 06, 2013 6:31 PM


More veterans removed at Vietnam War Memorial

Jazz Shaw Oct 05, 2013 2:31 PM

You’ve got to be kidding me

Going big, but not grand?