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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing

    As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing
    The Treasury Department has started taking steps to extend the federal government's borrowing ability as the U.S. hits its debt limit again Monday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew told lawmakers Friday.
  • Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture

    Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture
    The growing partisan divide in American politics was on the mind of McDaniel College students who attended a lecture with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, on Wednesday afternoon. The deep partisan divide in congressional politics was on the...

    Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?

    Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer introduced fellow New Yorker Loretta Lynch, the attorney general nominee, to the Senate Judiciary Committee in January as a public servant who “has earned a reputation for keeping her head down and avoiding the...

    Is Sen. Tom Cotton new conservative hero or just latest rabble-rouser?

    Is Sen. Tom Cotton new conservative hero or just latest rabble-rouser?
    Gone apparently are the days when newly elected senators followed the tried-and-true tradition of being seen, not heard, as they deferred to more-seasoned colleagues and learned the ropes. After writing a controversial letter to Iran's leaders early...

    Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
    A political nobody just three years ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the first official candidate vying for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. His was a noisy entrance into government, marked by outspokenness and partisanship that clearly...