John Boehner

Who'll blink? Democrats, GOP in shutdown staredown

As the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown, congressional Republicans vowed Sunday to keep using an otherwise routine government funding bill to try... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2013


Shutdown threat puts pressure on House Republicans

Lawmakers from both parties urged one another in a rare weekend session to give ground in their fight over preventing a federal shutdown, with the midnight Monday... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2013


Obama's no-negotiation stance setting new tone

This time, President Barack Obama says, he's not budging. This is the confrontational Obama, the "Make my day" president, betting Republicans blink to avoid a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013


Preparing for shutdown, government plans furloughs

More than a third of federal workers would be told to stay home if the government shuts down, forcing the closure of national parks from California to Maine and all... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013


Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward passing legislation keeping the government open, but disputes with... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013


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