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Obama; Government Shutdown

Obama Calls John Boehner To White House To Talk Budget

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prodded by an insistent President Barack Obama, Congress' top two lawmakers sought to reinvigorate compromise talks Tuesday aimed a...

Deal Needed To Avoid Spending Train Wreck, Government Shutdown

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Political ideologies and government spending realities are speeding trains headed toward a nasty crash in Washington this week barr...

Obama Urges Lawmakers To Reach Budget Agreement To Avert Government Shutdown

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pressed the House and Senate leaders Saturday to agree to a budget in time to avert what he says would be an...

WATCH: HuffPost's Ryan Grim Talks The Government Shutdown Blame Game

Huff TV | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Ryan Grim stopped by MSNBC's "NewsNation With Tamron Hall" to discuss a potential government shutdown, which will be imminent should Republ...

Obama Offers Deeper Cuts For Budget Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he's willing to make deeper spending cuts if Congress can compromise on a budget deal that would end the thre...

Obama Urges Congress To Avoid Government Shutdown

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says the economic recovery will stall if Congress can't agree on spending cuts and avoid a government shutdown. ...