Shutdown: Your government inaction
Just don't get too close, kids; it's tough to get the mud out of your good clothes.
Reply hazy, try again: The National Toy Hall of Fame has named its finalists for induction into the hall. Among the nominees are green army men, My Little Pony, bubbles, the rubber duck and the Magic 8 Ball.
And even if the Magic 8 Ball, which provides a random answer to a question when turned upside-down, doesn't make the cut, it's now a leading candidate to replace Congress.
Don't know much about history: On this day in 1950, Charles M. Schulz's comic strip, "Peanuts," began syndication in seven newspapers.
Charlie Brown, now 63 and employed by the federal government, muttered "Good grief" to himself as his furlough noticed arrived.
- Today In History 10/2/13
- Clue, Ninja Turtles finalists for Toy Hall of Fame 10/1/13
- Murray, Ryan work to avoid new federal shutdown 11/22/13
- Federal shutdown cost $2 billion, OMB says 11/7/13
- Ted Cruz brings his pitch to Iowa 10/26/13
- New talks in Congress focus on sequester 10/25/13
- IRS more popular than Congress in poll 10/20/13
- GOP has little to show for crisis after crisis 10/20/13
- Obamacare opponents vow to resume battle 10/18/13
- Feds back to work after 16-day shutdown 10/18/13
- Business groups stand by Boehner 10/18/13
- Shutdowns end hasnt ended threat to veterans 10/18/13
- Shutdown skews stats on jobless claims 10/18/13
- Shutdown could take toll on holiday shopping 10/18/13
- Entire state delegation votes to reopen government 10/17/13
- Tea party loses big in budget showdown 10/17/13
- Ted Cruz hometown paper rethinks endorsement 10/17/13
- Feds reopen as Obama blasts GOP for shutdown 10/17/13
- Stocks soar after deal on shutdown 10/17/13
- Olympic National Park closure tickets stand 10/16/13
- Obama signs bill to avoid default, reopen government 10/16/13
- 'Throw the bums out' of Congress? Not very likely 10/16/13
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