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During shutdown, congressional pay strikes a nerve

10/12/2013 7:06pm
When Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., was asked whether he'd continue to collect his paycheck during the government shutdown, he offered a defiant response: "Dang straight."

Dual crises: Shutdown, debt limit could merge

10/12/2013 7:34pm
Democrats and Republicans regularly warn about the dire consequences of legislation they don't like. Often it's gloom-and-doom partisan hype.

Shutdown impact: Some national parks could reopen

10/12/2013 7:34pm
The government shutdown continues with some glimmer of hope for those who would like to visit the nation's national parks: The Obama administration said it would consider offers from the states to use their own money to pay for park operations and Utah jumped at the chance.