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Michael McAuliff

Congress Votes To End Funding, Debt Standoff | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government shutdown is dead. Obamacare is alive. The Senate voted 81 to 18 Wednesday night to reopen the federal government and r...

Emerging Senate Deal Could End Shutdown

Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an econo...

Sam Stein

Senate Republican Moderates Emerge As Escape Hatch For Shutdown | Sam Stein | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House and congressional Democrats are exploring the idea of a deal with moderate Senate Republicans that would resolve both fu...

Michael McAuliff

Senate To Reject Latest House Gambit As Shutdown Nears | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Republican-led House still crafting its latest bid to use funding the government to delay or destroy the Affordable Care Act, S...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Votes To Keep Government Open, But Clock Still Ticking | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stalled by tea party-inspired delays, the Senate voted Friday afternoon on a short-term measure to keep the government running with just...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Rebuffs Odd Ted Cruz Request For Help | 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...