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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics

    Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics
    Sen. Ted Cruz is expected to announce his bid for the White House at Liberty University, a large evangelical institution founded by the late Jerry Falwell Sr. that regularly hosts many political leaders on its campus. Cruz, born to a Cuban refugee...
  • Federal debt limit comes back into force at $18.1 trillion

    After a year with no cap on government borrowing, the federal debt limit has come back into force. The new limit — $18.133 trillion to be exact — was announced by the Treasury Department on Tuesday. Treasury said the government's total...
  • MPAA's Chris Dodd is facing industry upheaval and clashing studios

    MPAA's Chris Dodd is facing industry upheaval and clashing studios
    Chris Dodd swept through Hollywood like he was still campaigning for office. On a recent three-day road trip to Los Angeles, the former U.S. senator — now Hollywood's chief lobbyist — visited the home of Sony Pictures Entertainment...
  • Freedom of information, access issues in all 50 states

    Freedom of information issues in all 50 states: ___ ALABAMA Lawmakers are trying to shield the identities of companies and individuals who provide the state with the drugs used for lethal-injection executions. In mid-March, the state House of...
  • Lew provides details of emergency debt limit measures

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is telling Congress the steps he will be taking once the federal government hits the debt limit on Monday. Lew took the first step Friday by suspending issuance of special Treasury securities that are used by state and...
  • 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. In a letter to congressional leaders, Lew urged...
  • Freedom of information issues in all 50 states

    Freedom of information issues in all 50 states: ALABAMA Lawmakers are trying to shield the identities of companies and individuals who provide the state with the drugs used for lethal-injection executions. In mid-March, the state House of...
  • 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...
  • New low in relations between Obama, congressional GOP

    Relations between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans have hit a new low. There has been little direct communication between Obama and the GOP leadership on Capitol Hill since Republicans took full control of Congress in January. Obama...
  • John Boehner's minority government of pragmatic Republicans

    Last week's drama in the House of Representatives, when Speaker John A. Boehner needed Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to rescue him from his own rebellious party, looked like a messy disaster for Republicans. But it could have been worse. If the House...
  • Conservatives using Freedom Caucus to recalibrate the right

    WASHINGTON The first meeting of the House Freedom Caucus, founded by nine conservatives in search of a more hard-line alternative to the Republican Study Committee, was supposed to be concerned with organization: drafting the bylaws, choosing a leadership...