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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Post-midterms, back to gridlock as usual

    In the two weeks since President Barack Obama and top Republican congressional leaders vowed to seek common ground following GOP election victories, that goal has remained elusive. On issue after issue, the two sides are taking positions and...
  • Some Senate Democrats balk at Obama's unilateral immigration approach

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision to use executive action to make immigration reform, raising the possibility of open, bipartisan resistance to his plan. The senators, most from...
  • Conservatives tell GOP: Look past Obama order on immigration

    WASHINGTON As Capitol Hill prepares for political warfare over President Barack Obama's planned executive order on immigration, a coalition of business executives and prominent conservatives is warning Republican leaders not to get further mired in the...
  • In new role, Republican Paul Ryan takes aim at tax reform

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, the leading Republican voice on fiscal policy, vowed on Wednesday to start overhauling the U.S. tax code despite Washington gridlock that he says will worsen with President Barack Obama's planned...
  • Republican governors urge Congress to avoid shutdown over immigration

    BOCA RATON Florida (Reuters) - Republican governors huddling in Florida on Wednesday warned fellow conservatives in Washington against shutting down the U.S. government in response to President Barack Obama's expected move to ease immigration policy....
  • U.S. House Republican floats plan to defund immigration order but avoid shutdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. House Republican on Tuesday floated a plan to avoid a government shutdown fight in December while also setting a path for undoing sweeping immigration changes President Barack Obama is expected to execute. Under a...
  • Republican moderate urges Congress to avoid short-term spending bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An influential House Republican moderate on Monday pushed back against an effort by conservatives to use a short-term spending extension to try to stop President Barack Obama from easing immigration policies. House of...
  • House GOP weighs options in standoff over immigration

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are casting around for some kind of spending compromise that would avoid a government shutdown, while still addressing the White House's expected executive actions on immigration. A new option emerged on Tuesday: passing an...
  • Obama heads home after �pretty good week� overseas

    BRISBANE, Australia President Barack Obama Sunday wrapped up what was arguably the best week he's had in years. Then he had to go home. Stung by low approval and the loss of the Senate to the Republicans, Obama enjoyed a surprisingly successful...
  • Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections

    Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections
    Republican gains in the midterm elections mean Maryland's Democrat-heavy congressional delegation will have far less clout when lawmakers gavel in a new Congress next year, casting doubt on prospects for a long list of state priorities from federal...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Senate majority changes; dysfunction remains the same

    WASHINGTON If you think governmental dysfunction has been alleviated by the midterm elections, think again. As the Republicans prepare to take control of both houses of the Congress, the same elements that have produced gridlock between the legislature...