October 16, 2013

Sources: Senate reaches deal to end Tea Party’s Shutdown of the US Government, avoid default.

Day 16.

Yay! Read the NY Times coverage here.

Bonus: Our National Parks: Video of Anonymous Park Rangers.

“This is not a time to point fingers of blame,” Mr. Reid said. “This is a time of reconciliation.”

Mr. Carney said the agreement “achieves what’s necessary” to reopen the federal government after 16 days, and removes “the threat of economic brinksmanship” that raised the possibility of a government default.

House Democrats remained confused and angry. On a scale of 1 to 10, “this is a 12,” in terms of ridiculousness, said Jackie Speier, Democrat of California. “This is like a preschool that’s gone awry. I’ve been in public office for 30 years, and I’ve never seen anything like it.”

Here’s our now 12 Interesting Points about the Shut Down coverage. And here’s a bunch more (we’re proud to have put up approx 30 articles touching on different aspects of the Shut Down) interesting moments.

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