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Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Plead For Funding For Kids With Cancer After Getting It Canceled

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The politics behind the government shutdown reached a new level of absurdity on Thursday as a group of conservative House Republicans --...

GOP Shutdown Tactic Falls Flat With Americans

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

A wide majority of Americans disapprove of shutting down the government over the Affordable Care Act, according to a CBS News poll released Thursday. ...

How Republican Idiocy Backfired-- And Is Helping Obamacare

Salon | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

Tuesday could have been a great day for Republicans....

How We're Totally Misunderstanding What The Government Shutdown Means

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell & Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.01.2013 | Comedy

It's not all national park closings and furloughed workers, the government shutdown also means the rule of law goes completely out the window... doesn...

A Page 1 Problem For Congressional Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.01.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Readers of newspapers -- yes, they still exist -- woke up Tuesday morning to dueling headlines. The shutdown of the federal government d...

Congress Plunges Nation Into Chaos

Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running disp...

Boehner Mimicks Obama In Angry Floor Speech

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) mocked President Barack Obama in a floor speech Monday, hours before a potential government shutdown -- marking a ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Compare Tea Party To Bullies In Shutdown Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats argued Monday that they couldn't give an inch on whittling away Obamacare in a government funding bill because it would...

Fast Food Chain's Incredible Response To Shutdown

Agence France Presse | Posted 12.01.2013 | Small Business

A fast-food chain in Washington is promising free hamburgers to federal workers who find themselves furloughed if the US government shuts down Tuesday...

Obamacare Going Live Amid Government Shutdown Fight

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama's health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White Ho...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Republicans Credit Ted Cruz As Government Shutdown Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans give one person the most credit for bringing Congress to its current standoff over funding for the federal government:...

Harry Reid: House GOP Obamacare Vote Is Pointless

AP | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's top Democrat says his chamber will reject a new House Republican plan to avert a partial government shutdown. The plan wou...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Heads For Shutdown As House Picks New Obamacare Hostage

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Update: 12:20 a.m.: The House voted after midnight 248 to 174 to repeal the medical device tax and extend government funding until Dec. 15, and voted ...

Michael McAuliff

House GOP Hunts For Way To Please Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Americans aren't sure whether Congress can head off a shutdown of the government in the next three days, they're not alone. The Repub...

How A Government Shutdown Would Not Stop Obamacare

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans pulling on the budget thread can't neatly unravel President Barack Obama's health care law. A partial government shutd...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Rebuffs Odd Ted Cruz Request For Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) mounted an ill-fated bid Monday to enlist Senate Democrats' help in filibustering a bill he has pushed all summe...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows Americans Think A Government Shutdown Would Hurt Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

Most Americans think a government shutdown would hurt both the economy and their own families, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. But most also ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Eric Cantor Urges Red State Democrats To Defund Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) quickly made the Friday vote to defund Obamacare political, singling out four Democratic senat...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Red State Democrats Laugh Off House GOP's Obamacare Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While pushing an effort to defund Obamacare or risk a government shutdown, congressional Republicans have insisted they might have some ...

Ryan Grim

Ted Cruz: Liberal Hero, Political Nihilist

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In one moment, with one statement, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) managed Wednesday to accomplish what House GOP leaders, Republican senators a...

GOP Call For Government Shutdown Grows Louder

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) on Tuesday became the latest Republican to call for a federal government shutdown if Obamacare isn't defunded. McCli...

Jason Linkins

Eric Cantor Signals To GOP Colleagues That They Should STFU About Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

Based upon what Robert Costa is reporting today, it would seem that the GOP's "Defund Obamacare Or We'll Shut Down The Government" caucus is all but d...

Romney Warns GOP Against Obamacare Shutdown Threats

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. -- Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney jumped into the debate over the GOP's future Tuesday night, warning congressiona...

Michael McAuliff

Tom Coburn Smacks Down Tea Party Senators' Bid To Defund Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The tea party Republicans who are threatening to shut down the government in order to defund the Affordable Care Act have the right idea...

Amanda Terkel

Government Shutdown Will Not Shut Down Obamacare, Says New Nonpartisan Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the federal government shuts down, don't expect the implementation of Obamacare to stop. The nonpartisan Congressional Research S...