Don't shut down the government

A few legislators are holding the rest of Congress hostage, abusing the budgeting process for political gain and threatening to shut down the government if they don’t get their way.

Governing by crisis is no way to run a democracy. Congress needs to pass a clean continuing resolution to fund our government, without ideological riders or special interest kickbacks.

Tell your lawmakers: threatening a shutdown for any reason is unacceptable.

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