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Dec 9, 2014 09:05 AM ET
With congressional budget talks often come whispers of a "government shutdown." What actually happens during one, and why do they occur? Does everything close? Trace runs down which things actually do shut down and which never really close.
Nov 3, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Intensity of a reaction to repulsive images can predict their political ideology, finds new research. Continue reading →
Sep 22, 2014 11:54 AM ET
With President Obama recently authorizing military action against ISIS, legal scholars are revisiting the question of who can declare war and who can't.
Jul 25, 2014 01:25 PM ET // AFP
The move came after unusual revisions were made from computers with IP addresses at the US Capitol.
Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Tara takes a look at what our government's founding documents say about religion, and what Congress can or can't do with respect to it. Translation: Time to delve into the Establishment clause of the First Amendment.
Jul 3, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Don't feel bad if you're not observing Waffle Iron Day. But do check out our list of unusual holidays that have a traceable origin.
Oct 3, 2013 06:20 AM ET // FoxNews.com
The House unanimously passed H.R. 527, the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 -- one of its last acts before the gears of government ground to a halt.
Feb 12, 2013 10:22 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Obama urges action "for the sake of our children and our future." ->
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