Mitch McConnell

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

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Tea party desires are the same as Obama's — discredit GOP leaders

If you can judge people by the quality of their enemies, one quality shared by many opponents of the tea party is their conservatism. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013

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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

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Sen. Hatch expects government shutdown at midnight

A government shutdown looms Monday as congressional Republicans, including Utah's three GOP representatives, continue to push to delay Obamacare. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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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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