Why neither party wants a shutdown right now
Threatening a government shutdown isn't usually a very viable strategy, especially going into an election year.
How Boehner complicates the shutdown stopgap
John Boehner's decision to step down as speaker of the House comes during crucial government shutdown talks. Great timing, right?
Shutdown cost nat'l parks at least $414M
The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the…