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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Republicans must govern

    Republicans must govern
    Congress needs to get its act together. I believe the American electorate last November gave the Republicans the power to govern. Now, House Speaker John Boehner is preparing for a potential Department of Homeland Security shutdown later this month, and...
  • Blunt at center of spat over Homeland Security funding, immigration

    WASHINGTON The day before President Barack Obama announced in November that he'd grant temporary legal status to millions of immigrants who live in the United States without documentation, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt took to the Senate floor to slam the...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Does America want another government shutdown?

    President Obama and House Republicans are on a collision course, again. This time, it's over a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. The House passed the bill, but with a provision that defunds President Obama's so-called "amnesty" program for...
  • Boehner: Shutdown of Homeland Security Department possible

    House Speaker John Boehner is raising the possibility that the Department of Homeland Security may shut down at month's end because of a budget impasse, and he's blaming Senate Democrats if that happens. Democrats responded by saying responsibility would...
  • Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

    Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in a bind. Defense hawks want to wipe out previous spending cuts to steer more money to the military, but the GOP is...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: Feb. 17 News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, on cybersecurity: Cyberspace, one of a host of once-exotic words now in the everyday vocabulary, isn't the mysterious sort of "Star Wars" frontier...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: Feb. 15 Miami Herald on homeland insecurity: Congressional Republicans bungled just about every chance to take action on immigration reform. President Obama, eventually, took action on immigration reform. So...
  • Despite court injunction, DHS shutdown continues to approach

    WASHINGTON Two days after a Texas judge halted President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, nothing seemed to have changed Wednesday in the congressional showdown over funding the Department of Homeland Security. The DHS runs out of cash...
  • Snow, ice totals grow ahead of single-digit temperatures

    The forecast for snow and ice accumulation has worsened, Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday night, as North Carolina braced for what forecasters said could be a crippling storm ahead of single-digit temperatures. Forecasters now predict an inch or two of sleet...
  • Homeland insecurity: Congress playing a dangerous game with Americans' safety

    The following editorial appeared in The Miami Herald on Monday, Feb. 16: Congressional Republicans bungled just about every chance to take action on immigration reform. President Barack Obama, eventually, took action on immigration reform. So the GOP...
  • A Homeland Security shutdown? It's on you, Speaker Boehner

    A Homeland Security shutdown? It's on you, Speaker Boehner
    Last November, voters elected Republican majorities to both chambers of Congress. So if the U.S. Department of Homeland Security shuts down over a budget impasse between the House and Senate, it will be the fault of … Senate Democrats? That's...