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Feds' social media updates among shutdown casualties

Many of the employees who maintain agency Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest accounts will be furloughed until the shutdown ends.

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Shutdown begins

As Congress fails to reach agreement on funding measures, OPM guidance provides information to furloughed feds.

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Senate kicks CR back to House

Sen. Chuck Schumer: 'We will not be extorted' by House Republicnas trying to tie funding for the government to a delay of the health care reform law.

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Agencies enact contingency plans

With the shutdown a reality, theoretical contingency plans get a real-world test.

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What's the worst that could happen?

If Congress can't come up with a way to continue funding the federal government by Oct. 1, many people won't notice much difference, at first. But it won't take long for the consequences to grow more dire.

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Senate kicks modified CR back to the House

Senate drops a provision to defund Obamacare from the House bill.

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Contractors would face shutdown with uncertainty

Who can work -- and when they'll get paid -- depends on a complex mix of factors, experts say.

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Shutdown would give DOD civilians deja-vu

The furloughs brought about by a shutdown would be more sweeping than those DOD employees have already endured under sequestration.

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Shutdown planning is the new normal

The last time the government shut down, the Internet was in its infancy and the political landscape was different. Times have changed.

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Should I stay or should I go?

Federal IT employees are unsure which of them will be spared from furloughs if the government shuts down Oct. 1.

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NSA scandal hampers cyber legislation

Congress's efforts to pass a cybersecurity bill may be hopeless for now.

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4 goals for fiscal 2014

Not all the news since last October has been bad, but everyone in federal IT just endured 12 straight months of meat-cleaver spending cuts, multiple shutdown threats and the severe restrictions on strategic planning that come with continuing resolutions.

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