Conservative Republicans have basically shut Congress down — preventing Obama from implementing tax reform, minimum wage hikes, and background checks on guns, Reich argues.
Minnesotans and state employees learn what stays open and who stays home during a state government shutdown. Cops: On duty. State parks: Closed for the Fourth of July weekend.
Polls show both establishment candidates in the Colorado Senate race – Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Jane Norton – trailing opponents ahead of Tuesday's primary.