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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Christie set to reveal 2016 NJ budget plan

    New Jersey residents will get a glimpse of how Gov. Chris Christie wants to spend their tax dollars when he lays out his 2016 budget plans before a hostile Democratic-controlled Legislature next week. Christie's sixth budget address comes as he jets...
  • Homeland Security runs out of money this week unless Congress acts

    WASHINGTON Congress will return to work Monday with only four days left to pass a Department of Homeland Security funding bill and avert a partial agency shutdown and the furlough of about 30,000 federal employees. Most of the department's employees...
  • Rand Paul: Presidential announcement likely in March, April

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that he is leaning toward a run for president and will likely make an announcement in his home state of Kentucky sometime in March or April. "Anything that I do, you know I'm from Kentucky, will be in Kentucky," Paul...
  • Big test for Senate's McConnell as Homeland Security funding set to lapse

    WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will have his first big test as U.S. Senate majority leader next week as funding for the Department of Homeland Security is set to lapse Feb. 27, triggering a shutdown of some of the agency's operations unless...
  • 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...
  • Blunt at center of spat over Homeland Security funding, immigration

    WASHINGTON The day before President Barack Obama announced in November that he'd grant temporary legal status to millions of immigrants who live in the United States without documentation, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt took to the Senate floor to slam the...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Does America want another government shutdown?

    President Obama and House Republicans are on a collision course, again. This time, it's over a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. The House passed the bill, but with a provision that defunds President Obama's so-called "amnesty" program for...
  • Senate Democrats' unity strategy will face tough tests

    WASHINGTON The opening gambit by Senate Democrats on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security gives a strong signal about how the party intends to handle its position as the minority on the Senate floor. The strategy of using fundamental...
  • FACT CHECK: National security won't be shattered if Homeland Security budget is shut off

    Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration matters in the agency's annual funding bill. Without action by Feb. 27, the department's budget will shut off. To hear Democrats and many...
  • 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...