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Ending shutdown with hopes for bi-partisan deal

Democrats failed to read political map and blinked, paving the way for immigration debate

Demonstrators at a rally supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), or the Dream Act, outside the US Capitol building in Washington, DC last Thursday.

IN my neighbourhood, located in a Maryland suburban area that is adjunct to Washington, DC, they do take federal government shutdowns quite personally.

Indeed, Montgomery County, Maryland, is not only home for one of the largest percentages of federal government workers in the United...

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