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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • GOP debates immigration strategy as Obama considers executive actions

    GOP debates immigration strategy as Obama considers executive actions
    Congressional Republicans have split into competing factions over how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected moves to change the nation's immigration system, which are likely to include protecting millions from being deported. The first,...
  • Threats and promises on immigration

    Threats and promises on immigration
    House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama would be "inviting big trouble" by taking unilateral action on immigration. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it would be "like waving a red flag in front of a bull." Well, get...
  • Repealing medical device tax at top of agenda for Republican Congress

    Repealing medical device tax at top of agenda for Republican Congress
    As Republicans eagerly outline their plans for next year's GOP-controlled Congress, an item near and dear to some of the region's larger employers is the first thing on their lists: repealing the medical device tax. Jettisoning the tax, which helps fund...
  • Next up for Sen. John Cornyn of Texas: Majority whip?

    WASHINGTON Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who breezed to re-election by more than 27 percentage points Tuesday and watched Republicans regain majority control of the Senate, is now looking at winning another election: next week's leadership vote for...
  • 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...
  • Ann McFeatters: Voters have no clue how to solve the nation's problems

    WASHINGTON � After the world's most expensive election $4 billion, Americans have made it crystal clear they haven't a clue what to do about the nation's problems. This is how we, the electorate, are being described: Sour. Dyspeptic. Demoralized....
  • Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom

    Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom
    President Barack Obama and his powerful U.S. Senate adversary struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday, but Obama's plans to proceed with new immigration rules foreshadowed a bumpy start to his relationship with a Republican-controlled Congress. Obama and...
  • Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent

    Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent
    President Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell talked of cooperation Wednesday in the aftermath of the huge GOP election victory, but the two sides prepared for renewed conflict on issues that have dominated the campaign and national...
  • Voters have no idea how to solve America's problems

    After the world's most expensive election $4 billion, Americans have made it crystal clear they haven't a clue what to do about the nation's problems. This is how we, the electorate, are being described: Sour. Dyspeptic. Demoralized. Disgusted....
  • Fear or loathing? Anger at Obama trumps fear of GOP

    WASHINGTON This election wasn't about hope and change. Instead, the midterm elections were a battle between fear and loathing. Driven by anger, Republican voters were more eager to cast votes protesting President Barack Obama's policies than were...
  • 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...