October 1, 2013
Posted by Maria
Yes, the federal government has been shut down. Here's Jon Stewart's great take on it. The only thing missing from it is the fact that there are enough votes in the House to pass a clean Senate bill. The blame lies with 30 to 60 representatives--call them, oh I don't know, TEA PARTY members--and House Speaker John Boehner who fears them.
(If you're in Pittsburgh, you can learn more about the Affordable Care Act at this event today.)