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Photo of federal workers conjures Great Depression

The photo evokes one of the darkest times in American history.

On Jan 19, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweets that Congress should give up its salaries during future shutdowns

Some conservatives were even in agreement.

On Dec 23, 2018 by Joseph Knoop

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#BlackLivesMatter is shutting down the Mall of America

The action was planned to coincide with a major holiday shopping day.

On Dec 20, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Jimmy Kimmel gives the shutdown the unnecessary censorship it needs

Jimmy Kimmel makes it seem like politicians and pundits are saying what we’re all actually thinking. 

On Oct 18, 2013 by Gaby Dunn

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The shutdown can’t stop NASA astronauts from tweeting amazing space pics

Karen Nyberg and Mike Hopkins are our only hope.

On Oct 15, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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Did the Internet cause the government shutdown?

The Internet and democracy may empower mobs, and they may empower extremists. But they also empower you.

On Oct 10, 2013 by Nicholas White

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Only 1 phrase truly describes how Americans feel about the government shutdown

Meet a new website: F**k You Congress.

On Oct 9, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Congressman quotes viral tweet in shutdown debate

Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) asked his Republican colleagues to stop “trying to burn down the house.”

On Oct 7, 2013 by Tim Sampson

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Feds celebrate Cyber Monday by shutting down 132 sites

In what’s become an annual tradition, U.S. officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) celebrated Cyber Monday with force, shutting down 132 sites that it says illegally sold copyrighted goods.

On Nov 26, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Rumors of Internet clampdown in Beijing ahead of power shift

It’s an interesting coincidence that major Chinese websites are going dark the day of a major political transition.

On Nov 1, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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