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House Government Shutdown

Michael McAuliff

A Deal Takes Shape As Republican Laments '2 Months Blown' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Whatever deal emerges from overnight negotiations in the Senate, Republican lawmakers said they weren't sure it could pass quickly enoug...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Houses Approves Retroactive Pay To Federal Workers | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives agreed on at least one issue as the government shutdown entered its fifth day Saturday: Federal employ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Leader Stands Firm Against Clean Bill To Reopen Government | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said Thursday that a bill to reopen the government must chip away at Obamacare, despite growing calls from h...

The Tardy Tea Party

Shan Wells | Posted 12.03.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells


This Quote Says Everything About The GOP's Shutdown Stand

Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

House Republicans are continuing to play hardball in negotiations over the spending bill that precipitated the government shutdown on Oct. 1, apparent...

Jennifer Bendery

House Now Has The Votes To End Government Shutdown, But It Won't | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than two days after the government shut down, there are now more than 17 Republicans who say they're ready to pass a bill to fund t...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner Could End Government Shutdown Today If He Wanted To | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For all the fighting on Capitol Hill over how to end the government shutdown, the reality is that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) co...

Senate To Reject House Bill

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) spokesman announced in a statement on Sunday that the Senate will reject key components of the latest ver...

House Passes New Obamacare Deal-Breaker, Shutdown Looms

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

The House voted early Sunday morning to pass a new continuing resolution, 231 to 192, which would fund the government thru Dec. 15. The plan, which...

Don't Worry Congressmen, We'd Get Drunk During This, Too

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

House Republicans spent hours on Capitol Hill Saturday as a government shutdown loomed, but that didn't stop some of them from having a little weekend...