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House Votes Unanimously to Pay Furloughed Workers

Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives agreed on Saturday to retroactively pay 800,000 furloughed federal employees once the government reopens, but there was no end in sight to the shutdown that was in its fifth day.

The House of Representatives passed the bill unanimously and it is expected to clear the Senate and be signed by President Barack Obama. It was a rare moment of cooperation in the House as the two parties were entrenched in their positions on the shutdown.

Source: Reuters. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    Disappointing. But predictable; those votes don't buy themselves.

  • Zombie Jimbo||

    If they are furloughed, they are non-essential. If they are non-essential, why are they being paid at all? As Sevo said, "Those votes don't buy themselves."

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