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  1. government shutdown
    Trump ‘Cucked’ Up the Government ShutdownRed America’s alpha male just picked a fight with a liberal septuagenarian woman — and lost. If anything can alienate Trump’s base, it’s that.
  2. big boy
    Toddler-in-Chief Doesn’t Wanna ‘Do’ a National EmergencyBut he might!
  3. government shutdown
    Shutting Down the Government Isn’t a Harmless GameContrary to what at least one Republican congressman thinks, plenty of federal workers live paycheck to paycheck.
  4. Two Weeks After Last Shutdown, All GOP Has Is a New Way to Jab DemocratsWith only days to go until the next deadline, House Republicans unveiled a stopgap bill that will probably be blocked by Senate Democrats.
  5. Trump Officially Ends Shutdown, Earns Praise for Lack of InvolvementWhite House aides seemed pleased that they were able to keep him out of the negotiation process, but it probably won’t last.
  6. Trump Got Us Into This Shutdown, GOP Doesn’t Want His Help Getting Out of ItWhite House aides and congressional leaders are reportedly encouraging him to stay on the sidelines, since he’s already caused enough chaos.
  7. The Republican Plan to Give Trump His ‘Good’ ShutdownIn addition to accusing Democrats of endangering children and the military, they may keep national parks open to reduce public backlash.
  8. What You Need to Know About the Government-Shutdown FightTrump’s vulgar remarks have decreased the chances of reaching a DACA deal, and avoiding a shutdown by the Friday deadline.
  9. new jersey
    Christie Shuts Down New Jersey Government, State Beaches and Parks ClosedThanks to a budget standoff, we’ll soon find out if the governor’s 15 percent approval rating can drop any lower.
  10. politics
    Senate Avoids Government Shutdown, Passes Water-Relief BillAn hour before the deadline, Democrats caved on an effort to extend health benefits for retired coal miners.
  11. shut down
    James Gunn Shuts Down Race Controversy Over Zendaya’s Spider-Man Role“I do not believe a character is the color of his or her skin.”
  12. Shut Down
    Prosperity Dumpling’s Complete DOH Report Is DismalLive roaches and filth flies, oh my!
  13. Sorry, Aspiring Glassholes: Google Is Scrapping Google GlassAt least in its present form.
  14. Varmints
    Squirrels Ravish White House Garden, Eat Cherry TomatoesYou go, squirrel!
  15. Reset Button
    Food Stamp Systemwide Crash Halts, Helps Shoppers in 17 StatesAnd there was chaos in Louisiana.
  16. ‘SNL’ Review: Badass Bruce WillisFor people who like to talk about comedy, there are few greater debates than the one over the claim that “funny is funny.” Can a performer or […]
  17. Starbucks Diplomacy
    Petition to End Shutdown Ushers in Age of Starbucks DiplomacyWhat does the coffee chain want? When does it want it?
  18. ‘SNL’ Review: No Escape from Miley CyrusAfter Justin Bieber hosted SNL last season, I concluded that SNL will never quite be the alternative comedy show we’d like it to be. There’s no […]
  19. Ghost Town
    Shutdown Hurts NYC Restaurants, TooFurloughs, furrowed brows, and French fries.
  20. Quote of the Day
    José Andrés Is This Close to U.S. CitizenshipHe’s also giving away sandwiches to those fettered by the furlough.
  21. Shutdown
    How the Government Shutdown May Affect the Way You EatSBA loans, meat inspections, and food stamps are all affected.
  22. shut down
    Elvis Presley Crypt Auction Gets Shut DownYou’ve lost your chance to bid on the spot where he was briefly interred.