John Boehner

President Obama, lawmakers to meet on shutdown's 2nd day

President Barack Obama called top lawmakers to the White House on Wednesday as Republicans refused Democratic demands to consider legislation ending a two-day partial... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013

4 comments

Some in GOP not heeding old big business allies

Having failed to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown, business leaders fear bigger problems ahead, and they're... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013

0 comments

Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

A White House official says President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House Wednesday for a meeting on the government shutdown. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013

6 comments

Gov't shutdown: No progress on ending stalemate

The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from informational websites, to national parks, to... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013

3 comments

House's 2 Kings personify GOP split

Two Republican Kings — who, for different reasons, voted against party leaders' last failed attempt to prevent President Barack Obama's health care overhaul from... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013

0 comments

Stop being so stupid, voters tweet to Congress

The roiling debate over the U.S. government shutdown is extending to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as fed-up Americans turn to social media to register their disgust... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013

9 comments

Comments
  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
to comment

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments