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Government Shutdown Talks

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...

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...

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...

Sam Stein

Mitch McConnell Holds The Line On Sequestration | Sam Stein | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are holding the line against Democratic demands for a framework to alleviate the across-the-board spending cuts estab...

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...