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  • Obama administration warns House GOP not to blow up the economy

    Obama administration warns House GOP not to blow up the economy
    WASHINGTON --White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Saturday that any lawmaker who votes for a new House Republican government funding bill is "voting for a shutdown." In a brief statement, Carney said the Republican-led House of...
  • Obama says he's open to 11th-hour talks on budget to avert shutdown

    Obama says he's open to 11th-hour talks on budget to avert shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- Just hours before a midnight deadline, President Obama said he is not resigned to a government shutdown and left open the possibility that he might still negotiate with congressional Republicans to end a budget standoff. In brief remarks...
  • White House among federal offices planning for 'skeletal' staff

    White House among federal offices planning for 'skeletal' staff
    WASHINGTON -- With no sign of a break in a budget standoff, federal offices across the country have been determining who would be deemed “essential” and on the clock during a government shutdown. The White House has been doing the same....
  • Obama's reelection did little to 'break the fever' in Washington

    Obama's reelection did little to 'break the fever' in Washington
    WASHINGTON -- Around this time last year, President Obama was entering the final stretch of his reelection campaign and repeating a key rationale for a second term: Keeping him in the White House would chasten Republicans and end the dysfunction in...
  • Israel's Netanyahu presses U.S. to keep up Iran sanctions

    WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged President Obama to stand firmly behind current sanctions against Iran and prepare to crack down harder if the Islamic Republic remains on a path toward developing nuclear...
  • Obama to visit Rockville to discuss shutdown

    Obama to visit Rockville to discuss shutdown
    President Barack Obama will visit a construction company in Rockville on Thursday to discuss the impact the government shutdown is having on businesses. Obama is expected to visit M. Luis Construction, a Baltimore-based company that is one the state's...
  • Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen

    Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen
    Even though the political deadlock that has forced a partial shutdown of the federal government continues, some emergency workers are going back to work to deal with the growing threat from Tropical Storm Karen. The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  • Obama cancels Asia trip, citing government shutdown

    Obama cancels Asia trip, citing government shutdown
    President Obama has canceled his long-planned trip to Southeast Asia because of the government shutdown, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday night. The president was scheduled to leave Saturday to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...
  • President Obama cancels trip to Southeast Asia

    President Obama cancels trip to Southeast Asia
    WASHINGTON - President Obama canceled a long-planned trip to attend economic and security summits in Southeast Asia because of the government shutdown, the White House said Thursday night, the latest casualty of the political impasse in Washington....
  • Despite canceled trip, Obama 'committed' to U.S. pivot toward Asia

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama pushed his staff for several days this week to keep a long-planned trip to Southeast Asia on his schedule, even after advisors concluded he could not leave the country with the government in shutdown mode. But with dozens...
  • Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government

    Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government
    WASHINGTON -- After a taking the weekend off, President Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a...