Angry furloughed workers and members of Congress gathered on Capitol Hill to voice their frustrations.
WASHINGTON — Chaos erupted in Washington, D.C. on Thursday as a dramatic car chase around Capitol Hill left one woman dead and the government on lockdown.
Maryland schools scrambled to reschedule field trips this week after the government shutdown closed the Smithsonian, the National Zoo and other popular federal attractions.
California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer paid up at the U.S. Capitol, presenting the Maryland senators with a spread of San Francisco delicacies including Dungeness crabs and sourdough bread.
Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of Mothers Against Drunk Driving advocates from Maryland and around the rest of the country rally in Washington to urge Congress to fully fund federal highway safety programs and to add an amendment to the Constitution for victims’ rights. After the rally, the advocates visited their congressmen to lobby for the two measures.