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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Would immigration action help or hurt Obama's party this fall?

    One question that Washington appears unable to easily answer is whether President Obama's intention to use executive action to change immigration law would help or hurt his party in the midterm election. At the moment, the conventional wisdom is of...
  • Former CT Lawmaker Asks Obama To Speed Legal Immigration

    WASHINGTON — Former Democratic Rep. Bruce Morrison, who once represented a New Haven-based district in Congress, has jumped smack into the center of a massive lobbying effort aimed at persuading President Obama to make wide changes in immigration...
  • Immigration activists push reform despite possible White House delay

    Advocates pressing President Obama for an immediate immigration overhaul vowed Friday to continue to push for action, despite signs that the White House may postpone an expected change in deportation policy until after the November election. “...
  • Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to improve the U.S. immigration system but that his timeline for taking action has been affected by the need to deal with a flood of migrant...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Paul Ryan puts policy ahead of politics

    Among prospective Republican presidential candidates, Rep. Paul Ryan is unique. He puts policy ahead of politics. That's not to say the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee doesn't have a good ear for what plays in GOP politics. But he made clear in...
  • Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a...
  • Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse

    FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he...
  • U.S. Representative Ryan sees no government shutdown this year: paper

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid a U.S. government shutdown this year, he told a Washington newspaper, saying he thought they would fund federal agencies through the upcoming elections. Ryan, a...
  • Presidential libraries deal with controversy, one way or the other

     Presidential libraries deal with controversy, one way or the other
    For U.S. presidents, controversy comes with the office. And the controversy doesn't end when they leave office — it can remain red-hot when their libraries try to tackle the difficult issues of their presidencies. Questions about how to assess...
  • With amnesty in his pocket, Obama eggs on impeachment

    By Jonah Goldberg   "Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me. The House minority leader went on to explain that "for the first time in history, Congress voted to sue a sitting president." And,...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Perry 1, Cruz 0 on Texas border leadership

    One fascinating sub-text of the 2016 presidential race's early phase has been the contrast in approach between the two Texas aspirants, Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz. Though Cruz led early Texas polls, Perry's course may make more sense as a long-term...