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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • The government shutdown du jour

    The government shutdown du jour
    Reprising a scene that lawmakers have acted out too often in the last four years, Congress is heading for a partial government shutdown this week because of a Republican attempt to repeal one of President Obama's high-profile initiatives. The fight this...
  • Bob Carr, wage theft and mental health: Letters

    Bob Carr, wage theft and mental health: Letters
    Bob Carr's demise Monday evening, we were entertained by a one-night event, "In The Mood," at the Bob Carr Theater. Considering the big-band sound, the singers and dancers, I rate the group an "A." The Bob Carr? A solid "D." Orlando likes to think...
  • Congressman Dent urges approval of money to keep Homeland Security running

    Congressman Dent urges approval of money to keep Homeland Security running
    — Another financial cliff is looming before Congress, and Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent might be forgiven for saying, 'I told you so.'" If Congress doesn't approve a funding bill by Friday night, the Department of Homeland Security will...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama
    The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal got a...
  • Republicans must govern

    Republicans must govern
    Congress needs to get its act together. I believe the American electorate last November gave the Republicans the power to govern. Now, House Speaker John Boehner is preparing for a potential Department of Homeland Security shutdown later this month, and...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete

    Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete
    On a gray wintry day outside the Capitol, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stood on the grassy East Lawn and denounced President Obama’s plan to temporarily defer deportation for millions of immigrants in the country illegally. Gathered to hear the senator...
  • Homeland Security officials scramble to prepare for shutdown

    Homeland Security officials scramble to prepare for shutdown
    As the clock ran out on the Department of Homeland Security’s budget Friday, managers at offices across the country scrambled to make plans for thousands of furloughs and service cuts. Training centers for air marshals, Secret Service officers,...
  • Senate GOP concedes on Homeland Security bill; when will the House?

    Senate GOP concedes on Homeland Security bill; when will the House?
    If you don't have the votes to get a bill passed, do you: a) Wait for people to change their minds; b) Rewrite the bill and try again; or c) Break something on the theory that it will persuade your opponents to cave? This is the question...
  • Rush Limbaugh, Bobby Jindal on 'Fox News Sunday'

    Rush Limbaugh, Bobby Jindal on 'Fox News Sunday'
    UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list this weekend: Radio host Rush Limbaugh and Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., visit "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Fox News says it is Limbaugh's first appearance in more than five years on the show....
  • Obama's $4-trillion budget champions liberal priorities

    Obama's $4-trillion budget champions liberal priorities
    President Obama released a $4-trillion budget Monday with liberal priorities that have little chance of passage but will serve as an initial foray in negotiations with the new Republican Congress and help define the Democratic Party in the run-up to the...
  • This time, Obama's budget matters

    This time, Obama's budget matters
    When President Barack Obama releases his budget Monday, the words "dead on arrival" will be widely incanted because they are part of a quasi-religious Beltway ritual. This year, those words will be misleading. No one expects Obama's budget to be...