FAA Shutdown: Capitol Hill Spat Over Unions, Rural Airports Costing $30M Daily

Democratic leaders blasted House Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans for taking 75,000 Federal Aviation Administration and construction workers "hostage" by refusing to pass a short-term extension to fund the FAA. "We owe it to these workers to come together to reach a compromise," House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland said. "We owe it to every American taxpayer to reach a compromise. We need to get this done and we should get it done today." The FAA has been partially shut down...Full Story
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