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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Much of Obama's legacy now hinges on going his own way

    The question that faced President Barack Obama as he delivered his sixth State of the Union address was whether his final two years in the White House can come close to repeating the successes of his first two. He has neither the Democratic majority that ushered through major bills revamping the nation's fiscal and health-care systems, nor the sky-high poll ratings he had shortly after taking office.
  • Republicans take credit for good economic news -- and anything else that's good

    I’d like to help clear up some political confusion from earlier this week. On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told the American people that a recent spate of good news about the U.S. economy is the result of Republicans winning...

    As a top Senate leader, Texas' John Cornyn has 'to deliver'

    WASHINGTON Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, just started his third six-year term in office and it is shaping up as the best yet for the 62-year-old lawmaker, certainly better than what he says are the last eight "miserable" years in the minority. As the Senate...

    Ted Cruz's control of Senate science panel triggers anxiety among some

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz has a new role in the Republican-controlled Senate, and it's not about being obstructionist. Cruz, R-Texas, is now the chairman of a subcommittee that oversees NASA and science and he's already shaking things up, calling for...

    How inversions leaped from the shadows to doom Treasury nominee

    NEW YORK So how did the previously obscure term tax inversions become part of Washington parlance, fodder for the next presidential campaign and the issue that helped derail a U.S. Treasury nominee? Thank, or blame, depending on your perspective,...