Mitch McConnell

Think all government is inessential? Visit the CDC

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to manage a partial shutdown at an institution where nearly everything is ultimately a matter... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2013

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Senate Democrats to try passing debt ceiling increase

President Barack Obama called the top Republican in the GOP-controlled House Tuesday, telling Speaker John Boehner once again that he won't negotiate over reopening... Read more »

Oct. 8, 2013

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Campaign contribution caps at issue at high court

The Supreme Court is tackling a challenge to limits on contributions by the biggest individual donors to political campaigns. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2013

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