Funds trickle out, leaving many state and local education budgets in flux.
The comments could add to conservative Americans' sense that they are being either ignored or besieged but not heard.
Farms see fallow fields and laid-off workers, and some urban consumers face their first water cuts in two decades.
In any case, experts see it as democracy in action, and that's a good thing.
How 11 women have sustained a 40-year friendship – and how that bond nurtures them.
Ousted governor pleaded not guilty to federal charges on Tuesday, as political watchdogs tally cost of state's long history of graft and cronyism.
Peter Zumthor's designs for an art museum emerging from a bombed-out church and thermal baths both caught the jury's eye.
Jordan struggles to absorb Iraqis who are still coming in, despite improved conditions at home.