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Government Shutdown Deal

Steve King Votes To 'Keep This Thing Going'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) discussed his decision to vote against a bill to reopen the government with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Wednesday night, sayin...

Bachmann 'Very Sad' About Government Reopening

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) called Thursday, the day the government reopened after a shutdown that lasted almost two weeks, "a very sad day." I...

Obama Speaks On Deal To Reopen Government

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering a statement on the reopening of the government on Thursday. Watch a live video of Obama's remarks above....

Obama Reacts To Shutdown Deal

Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised congressional leaders for reaching a deal to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling. "Once th...

Obama Speaks On Deal To Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is slated to speak Wednesday on the deal reached by congressional leaders to reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutd...

Here's The Full Text Of The Senate CR Debt Ceiling Deal

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

Senate leaders unveiled a deal Wednesday to reopen the government and avoid a potential debt default. Below, the full text of the deal: Senate C...

Laura Bassett

Men Got Us Into The Shutdown, Women Got Us Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) said on Wednesday afternoon that their female colleagues can take most of the credit for drivin...

Senate Announces Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Deal

Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Wednesday that he and his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell (Ky.) have reached a deal to end...

GOP Senator: Bipartisan Deal In Hand To Reopen Government, Avoid Default

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator says she understands Senate leaders have reached an agreement to avoid a Treasury default and reopen the gove...

Pelosi 'Optimistic' On Debt Deal

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she is "optimistic" that a deal can still be reached to prevent the nation f...

Obama Meeting With Congressional Leaders Postponed As Senate Negotiates

AP | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a meeting between Obama and congressional leaders has been postpone...

Reid, McConnell Optimistic On Debt Ceiling, Shutdown Deal

AP | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

BY DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top two leaders both expressed optimism Monday that they were closing in on...

Senate 'Making Progress' On Government Shutdown Deal, Aide Says

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate leaders are "making progress" in their bid to resolve Washington's latest fiscal crisis but still seek agre...

Senate Leads Hunt For Government Shutdown Solution

Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

BY ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Racing the calendar and the financial markets, Senate leaders have taken the ...

Michael McAuliff

New Senate Gang Crafting Deal To End Fiscal Showdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 1:34 p.m. -- The Senate failed to move ahead on its debt bill Saturday, and Democratic leaders also declined to take up the work of Manchin, C...

Sam Stein

Republican Rep Acknowledges That Harry Reid Compromised On Shutdown Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s become a common House Republican talking point that Senate Democrats and President Barack Obama could end the shutdown of the gov...

Michael McAuliff

Here's How Democrats Have Compromised

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats have not done a good job explaining how they have compromised in the government shutdown fight, insisting they will not negoti...

Congress Agrees On Deal To Avert Shutdown

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans yielded on policy affecting communist Cuba and Democrats gave way on new energy standards for light bulbs to seal an a...

Signs Emerge Of Deal Averting Government Shutdown

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers appear to be moving closer to a compromise that would prevent a government shutdown, at least for now. Democrats say the...