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Government powers down; Obama to address country

Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a protracted dispute over President Barack Obama's signature health care law reached a... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2013


With no weekend talks, 1st U.S. shutdown in 17 years seen as unavoidable

The U.S. government stands poised for its first partial shutdown in 17 years at midnight Monday after a weekend with no signs of negotiations or compromise from either... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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Republican fight on U.S. shutdown shows simmering civil war

The Republican war with President Obama over funding the government and the new health-care law will play out in the coming days and months. The conflict now exposed... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013


I've seen this movie before

There's been lots of talk about "shutting down the government" if the Republicans don't get their way on Obamacare. Some say that the last government shutdown was good... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013


GOP pushes rising stars amid skepticism

The Republican Party launched its latest effort Thursday to sell itself to a more diverse segment of the population, acknowledging a glaring weakness in the GOP's... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2013


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