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Shutdown Deal

Here's A Tax Increase Republicans Support

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in Congress don't usually fight for tax increases, especially ones that are part of President Barack Oba...

Bachmann 'Very Sad' About Government Reopening

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) called Thursday, the day the government reopened after a shutdown that lasted almost two weeks, "a very sad day." I...

Stenographer Removed For Shouting On House Floor

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

A shouting stenographer was removed from the House floor as lawmakers voted on a deal to reopen the government and avoid a debt crisis. The stenogr...

Obama Reacts To Shutdown Deal

Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised congressional leaders for reaching a deal to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling. "Once th...

Obama Speaks On Deal To Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is slated to speak Wednesday on the deal reached by congressional leaders to reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutd...

Politicians React To Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Deal

Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

As Senate leaders came to an agreement Wednesday on reopening the government and lifting the debt ceiling, many members of Congress took to Twitter to...

Laura Bassett

Men Got Us Into The Shutdown, Women Got Us Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) said on Wednesday afternoon that their female colleagues can take most of the credit for drivin...

GOP Senator: Bipartisan Deal In Hand To Reopen Government, Avoid Default

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator says she understands Senate leaders have reached an agreement to avoid a Treasury default and reopen the gove...