John Boehner

Blame game rife as Dems, GOP try to avert shutdown

Republicans and Democrats blamed each other Monday as they took the federal government to the brink of a shutdown in an intractable budget dispute over President... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013


Obamacare dispute sends gov't to brink of shutdown

Compromise elusive, Republicans and Democrats engaged in finger-pointing Monday just hours before the first government shutdown in 17 years, driven by an intractable... Read more »

Sept. 30, 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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Boehner: It's an emergency, where's the Senate?

House Speaker John Boehner says the nation is facing a budget emergency and the Senate, like the House, should be in session to help avert a government shutdown. 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


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