The solution, in any case, is only temporary with another showdown or shutdown possible again early next year.
Voters surveyed also put hemorrhoids, toenail fungus, potholes, and zombies on the list of things they liked better than Congress.
Undeterred by the government shutdown, immigration reform activists took to Capitol Hill today, telling lawmakers to get to the business of the people.
"When all is said and done, the most telling thing that people will remember is that at 12:01 a.m. on Oct. 1, the Republicans shut down the government."
Americans got their first chance Tuesday to shop for health insurance using the online marketplaces that are at the heart of President Obama's health care overhaul.
Occupy Wall Street was back on the streets here yeserday, marking the second anniversary of its birth.
The U.S. State Department must respond to a Freedom of Information Request asking for info on the under the table payment of Miami area journalists covering the Cuban 5 trial.
Progressives say the true symbolism behind the name change is that of social justice, a solid stepping stone for the South to "rise again."
Members of the 23-year old organization Let Cuba Live recently established what they call the Maine Campaign to Free the Cuban Five.
Covered California will not be available to undocumented residents (leaving an estimated three million residents without coverage) or to people who are now incarcerated.