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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • House votes down Medicaid expansion compromise 72-41

    The Florida House has soundly rejected a Medicaid expansion compromise that even supporters admitted had its flaws and was seemingly doomed to fail almost from the start. The bill, which tore apart the regular session as the House and Senate bitterly...
  • Lawmakers absent as special session heats up

    Lawmakers absent as special session heats up
    TALLAHASSEE – The fate of Florida’s budget, the uninsured, tax cuts and the nature of the delivery of health care in the state hangs in the balance during the special session, but a handful of lawmakers elected for the express purpose of...
  • McConnell outlines potential plan to avert Homeland Security shutdown

    McConnell outlines potential plan to avert Homeland Security shutdown
    Eager to spare his party political blame for a Homeland Security Department shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he would attempt to pass a funding bill that is free of provisions targeting President Obama’s...
  • Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture

    Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture
    The growing partisan divide in American politics was on the mind of McDaniel College students who attended a lecture with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, on Wednesday afternoon. The deep partisan divide in congressional politics was on the...
  • Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?

    Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer introduced fellow New Yorker Loretta Lynch, the attorney general nominee, to the Senate Judiciary Committee in January as a public servant who “has earned a reputation for keeping her head down and avoiding the...
  • With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...
  • Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
    A political nobody just three years ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the first official candidate vying for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. His was a noisy entrance into government, marked by outspokenness and partisanship that clearly...
  • Congress, cut the clowning or we'll ... we'll ... UNLIKE you

    Congress, cut the clowning or we'll ... we'll ... UNLIKE you
    Congratulations, Facebook. Your world domination is quite impressive. It's not just the Internet thing. Look around. Your business model has become a must-read manifesto for politicians of all shapes, colors and affiliations. Congress leads the way...
  • Cruz is all about that base

    Now that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has thrown his cowboy hat into the ring for president, it's time to start handicapping the candidates, even if some of us may wish that we had more choices. That's OK, my fellow Americans. You vote for -- or against -- the...
  • Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?

    Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?
    Ted Cruz looked out over a sprawling audience of Iowa farmers and agri-business leaders, people who rely on federal subsidies of ethanol, and the man who would be president stuck it to them. "I know you'd like me to say I'm for the renewable fuel...
  • Ted Cruz to buy insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

    Ted Cruz to buy insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap
    GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has vowed to dismantle. Cruz, whose Senate filibuster against the law he derides as “Obamacare” led to a partial...