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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Analysis: Shutdown as a campaign issue? That was so last year

    WASHINGTON Even before the government started shutting down, one year ago Tuesday night, it seemed a sure bet that throughout the coming campaign congressional Republicans would be made to rue the political consequences of their showdown strategy.
  • Shift in landscape makes bigger GOP house gains possible

    Only three times since the Civil War, as any political junkie knows, has the president's party gained House seats in midterm elections in 1934, 1998 and 2002. It now seems quite clear 2014 won't be another exception to that rule. But a year and a half...

    Congressional 'perks' under siege in midterm ads

    Flights home from Washington, D.C., a six-figure salary and the House gym: They're all perks of the congressional gig, right? They're also political collateral in more than a dozen House races this cycle. In political ad after ad, challengers are taking...

    Sarah Palin urges conservatives to rally around Pat Roberts

    When Pat Roberts faced a conservative primary challenge this summer, he did what most Republican senators have learned to do: turn hard right. Now, facing an unexpectedly strong independent challenge, Roberts is doubling down. On Thursday, the three-term...

    113th Congress could yield fewest laws in 60 years

    WASHINGTON Say this about the 113th Congress: It has managed to live down to low expectations. With only a lame-duck post-Election Day mop-up session left before a new Congress takes the oath of office in January, the 113th is on track to be one of the...