Sen. Coburn: Shutdown Could've been Avoided if Congress Focused on Cutting Wasteful Spending

December 18, 2013 | 11:18 AM EST

Back Pay For 'Non-Essential' Employees During Shutdown Cost $2.5B- See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/penny-starr/back-pay-non-essential-employees-during-shutdown-cost-25b#sthash.E03mvOIw.dpuf