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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Race pits Webster's experience vs. McKenna's energy

    Race pits Webster's experience vs. McKenna's energy
    U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, with 34 years of experience as a lawmaker representing Central Florida, faces Democratic newcomer and former Navy serviceman Michael McKenna, who thinks Washington needs fresh energy, especially for military matters. Webster,...
  • Durbin working levers of power, not taking it easy

     Durbin working levers of power, not taking it easy
    Sen. Dick Durbin has won his last 10 races for the U.S. Senate and House, and the Democrat is way ahead in the polls this time. But he says he's running hard for re-election, and he cites a Republican as one of the reasons. No, not opponent Jim...
  • 6 ways to avoid being stupid about Ebola

    Ebola fever in the United States -- the social, not the medical, phenomenon -- is moving toward a climax. Nearly two-thirds of respondents in a fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll said they're "concerned about a widespread Ebola epidemic in the United...
  • Three key questions in the GOP's quest for a presidential nominee

    Officially, not a single candidate is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. But more than a dozen ambitious Republicans are holding serious conversations with their nearest and dearest: their families, their pollsters and their...
  • In Kansas Senate race, Pat Roberts tries to right his campaign

    In the suddenly and surprisingly tight Senate race in Kansas, one gets the distinct impression that the troubled campaign of Sen. Pat Roberts is still winging it — perhaps even right-winging it. Wearing the purple colors of Kansas State...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • Even with the filibuster to thwart them, a GOP-led Senate would be able to make life difficult for President Obama

    Even with the filibuster to thwart them, a GOP-led Senate would be able to make life difficult for President Obama
    Charles Krauthammer today dreaming about a Republican majority in the U.S. Senate -- a distinct possibility in the wake of the November elections: Winning control of the Senate would allow Republicans to pass a whole range of measures now being held...
  • Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter

    Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter
    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff left a voice-mail message for a Democrat who was on the verge of quitting the General Assembly in June, saying that the state senator's daughter might get a top state job if he stayed to...
  • Ted Cruz a longshot in 2016

    Ted Cruz a longshot in 2016
    Ted Cruz's presidential campaign, which began more or less the day after he was elected as a Republican senator from Texas almost two years ago, is becoming a bit more official. "It's 90-10 he's in," a Cruz aide told the National Journal. That's not...
  • Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding

    Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding
    Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday amid a backdrop of world crises and a looming showdown over immigration. But they're set to focus most of their effort this month on a more fundamental task: keeping the federal government open. Fresh off summer...
  • Sarah Palin urges conservatives to rally around Pat Roberts

    When Pat Roberts faced a conservative primary challenge this summer, he did what most Republican senators have learned to do: turn hard right. Now, facing an unexpectedly strong independent challenge, Roberts is doubling down. On Thursday, the three-term...