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Shutdown Talks

Senate Talks Stalled Pending House Action, Dem Says

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate negotiations to lift the U.S. debt limit and reopen the federal government were suspended on Tuesday unti...

Debt Limit, Shutdown Deliberations Continue Saturday

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next yea...

Lucia Graves

Religious Leaders Go On Hunger Strike Over GOP Budget Cuts | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress' negotiations over a resolution to keep the government funded devolve, exasperated religious leaders on Monday said the deep...

Sam Stein

Government Funding Talks Descending Into Widespread Recriminations | Sam Stein | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

Negotiations over a resolution to keep the government funded until the fall have devolved into recriminations, with Senate Democrats arguing that Hous...