Archive for October 2013

The 'Shutdown Breakdown' continues

October 2, 2013 - 04:10 PM
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Congress is playing a game of chicken, and neither side wants to blink. The government shutdown could cost taxpayers hundreds-of-millions of dollars a day.

Steve Ellis, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed that and other topics on Capital Insider.

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Furloughed employees and their smartphones

October 1, 2013 - 03:27 PM
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Nearly 800,000 federal employees will be furloughed as a result of the government shutdown. Federal workers with government-issued smartphones may have to turn them in.

Hayley Tsukayama, technology writer for The Washington Post, discussed that and other topics with Capital Insider.

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Schoolyard antics on Capitol Hill

October 1, 2013 - 03:12 PM
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Hours before a government shutdown, Congress was at a stalemate. Democratic officials likened the standoff to "schoolyard bullying."

Francis Rose, host of "In Depth with Francis Rose", discussed Capitol Hill's schoolyard tactics with Capital Insider.

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