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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Standoff Was A Needless Mess That Will Be Back

    Standoff Was A Needless Mess That Will Be Back
    Most Americans, we suspect, are relieved — not happy, but relieved — that the ordeal on Capitol Hill is over. But they're stuck with the ugly thought that there's an even-money likelihood that the whole mess — a government shutdown and...
  • Congress Still Gets Paid — Why?

    Congress Still Gets Paid — Why?
    Regular paychecks for members of Congress are guaranteed by the Constitution, even during a government shutdown. This is a convenience that many Americans rightly think their elected officials don't deserve because of the mess senators and representatives...
  • Republicans' Shutdown Strategy Not Winning Any Fans

    Republicans' Shutdown Strategy Not Winning Any Fans
    Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to shutting down the government as a tactic to derail the Affordable Care Act, even though they are divided on the law itself, a new national Quinnipiac University poll has found. Indeed, 72 percent of respondents...
  • What, No Clapping? Boehner Did Right On Debt Ceiling

    What, No Clapping? Boehner Did Right On Debt Ceiling
    John Boehner infuriated many of his fellow Republicans, placed his leadership position in jeopardy, but served the nation Tuesday in calling for a vote on raising the government's borrowing authority without conditions. No high political drama this...
  • Nuke 'Em!

    Nuke 'Em!
    Jeez, what took them so long? Senate Democrats should’ve done this years ago, in fact, I said that very thing way back when. When I’m approaching the far side of happy hour, sometimes I like to think if I were president, I’d run the...
  • Senate vote OKs government-funding bill, preserves Obamacare

    WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Friday approved a government-funding bill stripped of a Republican-backed provision to block money for President Obama’s healthcare law, sending the bill back to the GOP-led House with just days left before a possible...
  • Taking the Kids: When travel plans are sidelined by government shutdown

    Taking the Kids: When travel plans are sidelined by government shutdown
    I'm sorry. I'm sorry for any of you who are visiting a National Park, Washington, D.C., or had tickets to climb to the top of the Statue of Liberty. I'm sorry if you need to get a passport in a hurry. Because of the imbroglio in Washington, Congress...
  • Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey

    Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie romped to an easy reelection in this blue-leaning state Tuesday, according to Associated Press projections, appealing to voters across ideologies after a race that set him up for a potential presidential...
  • Boehner lashes out at conservative groups opposing budget deal

    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...
  • Obama administration warns House GOP not to blow up the economy

    Obama administration warns House GOP not to blow up the economy
    WASHINGTON --White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Saturday that any lawmaker who votes for a new House Republican government funding bill is "voting for a shutdown." In a brief statement, Carney said the Republican-led House of...
  • A low-key senator, a budget breakthrough

    A low-key senator, a budget breakthrough
    WASHINGTON — That Congress could soon pass a budget agreement after months of relentless partisan showdowns is thanks in large part to a mom in tennis shoes. Sen. Patty Murray presented herself in that ordinary way when she first ran as a Democrat...