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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete

    Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete
    On a gray wintry day outside the Capitol, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stood on the grassy East Lawn and denounced President Obama’s plan to temporarily defer deportation for millions of immigrants in the country illegally. Gathered to hear the senator...
  • McConnell move gets mixed reaction as funding deadline nears

    WASHINGTON Days before funding for the Department of Homeland Security expires, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is getting a mixed reaction to his plan to separate agency financing from opposition to President Barack Obama's immigration policies....
  • McConnell offers separate bill to block Obama on immigration

    WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a new proposal Monday to block President Barack Obama's immigration orders, redirecting his party's strategy in an attempt to avoid a funding lapse for the Department of Homeland Security. The...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama
    The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal got a...
  • In early White House maneuvering, Paul avoids predictability

    Rand Paul wasn't a conventional Republican when he won a U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, and he's not mapping out a predictable strategy as he ponders a 2016 bid for the White House. Paul confirmed Friday that he will announce his intentions in April or...
  • The government shutdown du jour

    The government shutdown du jour
    Reprising a scene that lawmakers have acted out too often in the last four years, Congress is heading for a partial government shutdown this week because of a Republican attempt to repeal one of President Obama's high-profile initiatives. The fight this...
  • Christie set to reveal 2016 NJ budget plan

    New Jersey residents will get a glimpse of how Gov. Chris Christie wants to spend their tax dollars when he lays out his 2016 budget plans before a hostile Democratic-controlled Legislature next week. Christie's sixth budget address comes as he jets...
  • Homeland Security runs out of money this week unless Congress acts

    WASHINGTON Congress will return to work Monday with only four days left to pass a Department of Homeland Security funding bill and avert a partial agency shutdown and the furlough of about 30,000 federal employees. Most of the department's employees...
  • Rand Paul: Presidential announcement likely in March, April

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that he is leaning toward a run for president and will likely make an announcement in his home state of Kentucky sometime in March or April. "Anything that I do, you know I'm from Kentucky, will be in Kentucky," Paul...
  • Big test for Senate's McConnell as Homeland Security funding set to lapse

    WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will have his first big test as U.S. Senate majority leader next week as funding for the Department of Homeland Security is set to lapse Feb. 27, triggering a shutdown of some of the agency's operations unless...
  • Boehner on Homeland: House in 'wait-and-see mode'

    House Speaker John Boehner says he's waiting for the Senate to act on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department ahead of Friday's midnight deadline. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Boehner declined to offer his opinion of a proposal by Senate...