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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Insurers, White House argue against delaying healthcare deadline

    Insurers, White House argue against delaying healthcare deadline
    WASHINGTON — Even with its health insurance marketplace floundering for the fourth week, the Obama administration is resisting what some Democratic allies contend is the most logical response to the problem: giving consumers more time to sign up....
  • Some state workers called back, others sent home because of shutdown

    Some state workers called back, others sent home because of shutdown
    Some Illinois workers told to stay home were called back to their jobs Wednesday, while others began preparing for furloughs, highlighting the ongoing uncertainty caused by the partial shutdown of the federal government. Several dozen state workers...
  • Emanuel blasts GOP on shutdown

    Emanuel blasts GOP on shutdown
    Longtime Democrat Rahm Emanuel had tough words today for congressional Republicans he contended have created the federal government shutdown by allowing a minority in their party to “hold the country hostage.” Speaking at a news conference...
  • House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups

    House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups
    WASHINGTON — In an uncharacteristically forceful tone, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday lambasted the conservative advocacy groups that helped bring his party to power, saying their opposition to a bipartisan budget proposal amounted to an...
  • Boehner criticizes GOP groups again, but also wants to move on

    On the day after declaring war on the conservative groups that helped propel his party to power in the House, Speaker John Boehner on Thursday was advancing a two-pronged strategy—delivering another brush-back pitch at them while arguing that...
  • Republicans may seek to avert government shutdown

    Republicans may seek to avert government shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- The prevailing wisdom on Capitol Hill on Monday was that the federal government is headed toward at least a brief shutdown at midnight, given the impasse over how, if at all, President Obama’s new healthcare law should figure into...
  • Republican popularity losing ground to government shutdown

    Republican popularity losing ground to government shutdown
    How low can Congress go? Today’s answer: There’s not much lower they can go. Polls out Wednesday painted a bleak picture of Americans’ views of their federal legislators. Really bleak. In an Associated Press-GfK poll, Congress...
  • Tea party Republicans: No compromise on government shutdown

    Tea party Republicans: No compromise on government shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- As the deadline draws closer for large parts of the federal government to begin shutting down, backers of the nation’s three major political factions have very different views on whether their representatives should compromise or...
  • Timeline: U.S. healthcare law's technology breakdown

    Timeline: U.S. healthcare law's technology breakdown
    (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, President Barack Obama's top healthcare adviser, apologized on Wednesday over the technology failures that have plagued the rollout of Obama's healthcare law. Below is a timeline...
  • NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll adds to Republican shutdown woes

    NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll adds to Republican shutdown woes
    For Republicans, the last 10 days have felt like falling down a darkened elevator shaft: You want to hit bottom, but wonder about the odds of survival. In what has become an almost daily occurrence, Thursday night brought another poll showing the damage...
  • Government shutdown Q&A: How long? What's the impact?

    Government shutdown Q&A: How long? What's the impact?
    Much of the federal government has shutdown. What will be closing, why and what impact will it have? Question: Why a shutdown? Answer: Every year, Congress has to approve laws, known as appropriations, that provide money for federal agencies. The...