As the impasse in Congress continued, hundreds of military veterans and Tea Party activists gathered on the mall this weekend to protest the ongoing closure of war memorials.
With Medicaid funds choked off due to the government shutdown, a significant number of children in the District are left without primary care.
Judith Sandalow of the Children's Law Center explains the affects the government shutdown is having on vulnerable District residents who rely on the aid of non-profit organizations.
Republican lawmakers in Virginia are split on how and whether to address the partial government shutdown — some are breaking ranks with party leadership even as others dig in their heels.
Two weeks of the partial federal shutdown has eaten into Metro's bottom line, but the transit agency doesn't plan to change course — at least for the time being.
The government shutdown will impact several D.C. primary care providers that depend on Medicaid funds to care for children.
The government shutdown is going to start hitting the Sasha Bruce Youthwor, the city's only shelter for homeless and runaway youth.
Local comedians are hosting a show this weekend to make life a little brighter for federal workers.
Now that just a few people are allowed into the National Arboretum during the shutdown, a special program for D.C. kids is on hold.
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