White House: Sanctions Are Affected by ShutdownU.S. efforts to pressure Iran, Syria and others are inhibited by the government shutdown, says White House press secretary.
White House to Support Retroactive Pay to Federal WorkersWhite House says it will support legislation that would retroactively pay federal workers who have been furloughed due to the shutdown.
US Aid to Israel Delayed by ShutdownIsrael was supposed to receive $3.2 billion for the 2014 financial year on October 1.
Obama 'Exasperated' by Shutdown, Won't Talk to RepublicansPresident Barack Obama announces he won't negotiate with the Republicans until they end the government shutdown.
U.S. Shutdown May Delay Aid to IsraelA prolonged U.S. federal government shutdown could delay military assistance to Israel, says the State Department.
House Passes Budget Offer, Senate Rejects ItShutdown getting closer: House approves a counterproposal to rein in ObamaCare and fund the government, then the Senate rejects it.
Senate Rejects Budget, U.S. To Shutdown Federal ServicesThis strategy of eradicating Obamacare has the country in economic chaos.