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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Democratic candidates seek gains from Republicans' tarnished business image

    Rep. Scott Peters of San Diego had a major disadvantage in seeking the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for November's midterm election: He's a Democrat. The views of the nation's largest business group are closely aligned with the Republican...
  • Back to Washington

    1st Congressional District The race in the 1st District pits three-term incumbent Rep. Robert J. "Rob" Wittman, a Republican, against challengers Norman G. "Norm" Mosher, a Democrat, and Independent Greens candidate Glenda Gail Parker. Ms. Parker is a...
  • Unopposed congressman Charlie Dent hears voter frustration firsthand

    When Lehigh Valley congressman Charlie Dent came to Richard Larkin's door, the 69-year-old Whitehall resident had a few things he'd been waiting to say to him. Dent had been hustling from door to door for about an hour that afternoon in the...
  • For Republicans, election victory won't end struggles

    In the battle for control of the Senate, Republicans have built their campaigns on a promise to block President Obama's policies and ease Washington's gridlock. But accomplishing that may prove tougher than winning next week's election. A GOP Congress...
  • 'Value brand' hoped to be an answer for commissaries

    The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) faced a tough operating environment in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 as sales fell by 4.3 percent. The drop was because, in part, to commissaries closing for six days during a government shutdown last fall. But...
  • Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'

    Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'
    Winners, losers, questions and conclusions for South Florida and beyond after Election 2014: --My number one question after last night's Republican onslaught: When does Debbie Wasserman Schultz tender her resignation as Democratic National Committee...
  • McConnell says GOP Senate will seek areas of agreement with Obama

    As he made his way around Kentucky on the eve of Tuesday’s election, Mitch McConnell was asked why he thought this reelection campaign was proving to be so close. “I don’t think we know how close it’s going to be yet,” he...
  • Ending Washington gridlock largely in Mitch McConnell's hands now

    Ending Washington gridlock largely in Mitch McConnell's hands now
    Mitch McConnell built his ascent to Senate majority leader on voter anger over Washington gridlock that he helped foster while in the Republican minority against President Obama. Now the Kentucky senator will need to convince tea party Republicans who...
  • Obama acknowledges defeat but recommits to acting without Congress

    President Obama acknowledged Wednesday that he was disappointed with the wave of losses that Democrats endured in the midterm elections but said he viewed the result as a sign that Americans want change in Washington and want elected officials to "get...
  • Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom

    Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom
    President Barack Obama and his powerful U.S. Senate adversary struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday, but Obama's plans to proceed with new immigration rules foreshadowed a bumpy start to his relationship with a Republican-controlled Congress. Obama and...
  • Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent

    Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent
    President Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell talked of cooperation Wednesday in the aftermath of the huge GOP election victory, but the two sides prepared for renewed conflict on issues that have dominated the campaign and national...