In this image from House Television, with partial voting totals on the screen, a woman, at the rostrum just below the House presiding officer, seen between the "yea" and "nay" wording, is removed from the House chamber after she began shouting during the vote for the bill to end the partial 16-day government shutdown and to fund the government. The woman was described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer. (AP Photo/House TV)
Several Alabama lawmakers' in the wiregrass are breathing easier because of Congress' negotiation.
State Representative Mike Jones and State Senator Jimmy Holley say they had no influence on the nation's budget crisis.
However they claim voters lump them with their federal counterparts'.
People are concerned with the recent events... And elected officials say they're feeling the heat.