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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Pass the spending bill

    Pass the spending bill
    Republicans in Congress have a rare opportunity during the next 10 days to demonstrate that they can be more than an angry and unruly mob and actually govern responsibly by passing an omnibus spending bill during the lame duck session. In the context of...
  • Boehner floats plan to fight Obama on immigration, avert shutdown

    Boehner floats plan to fight Obama on immigration, avert shutdown
    Hoping to prevent a government shutdown by GOP opponents of President Obama's immigration plan, House Speaker John A. Boehner floated a proposal Tuesday that would fund most of the government -- but not the immigration agencies -- through the end of the...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Obama acknowledges defeat but recommits to acting without Congress

    Obama acknowledges defeat but recommits to acting without Congress
    President Obama acknowledged Wednesday that he was disappointed with the wave of losses that Democrats endured in the midterm elections but said he viewed the result as a sign that Americans want change in Washington and want elected officials to "get...