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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Voters favor compromise, but in what direction?

    Voters favor compromise, but in what direction?
    According to Wall Street Journal columnist Gerald Seib, a new Journal/NBC News poll found that half of the voters surveyed preferred a candidate who would compromise in order to reach consensus on a bill, compared to 42% that favored a candidate who...
  • Democratic candidates seek gains from Republicans' tarnished business image

    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

    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...
  • Federal spending bill funds Md. transportation projects

    Federal spending bill funds Md. transportation projects
    Maryland will see hundreds of millions in federal cash to build the Red Line, dredge the port of Baltimore and clear a backlog of rape kits, among other provisions in a massive budget deal reached by congressional negotiators Tuesday night. The $1.1...
  • Congress negotiators agree on spending bill to avoid shutdown

    Pushing a tight deadline to prevent a federal shutdown, negotiators in Congress reached agreement late Tuesday on a $1-trillion bill to fund the government — but not before stuffing it with extras that drew deep opposition from both parties....
  • '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...