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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Find a way forward

    In the ongoing debate over a state budget, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and members of the General Assembly are faced with a critical question: Is Medicaid the hill they want to die on? Each side seems increasingly eager to dig in and force a reckoning rather...
  • Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

    Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes
    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, a White Houseofficial said on Thursday. Her departure removes one lightning rod for critics...
  • Virginia Medicaid expansion: Gridlock continues in House and Senate

    RICHMOND – Those seeking signs of movement in Virginia's Medicaid and budget debate wouldn't find it Tuesday at the Capitol. But political theater reruns — those were available all around. Senate Democrats and House Republicans took...
  • Sebelius quits as health and human services secretary

    WASHINGTON Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned, ending a turbulent five-year tenure during when she become the public face of the troubled federal health insurance marketplace, HealthCare.gov. A statement from HHS confirmed...
  • James City sides with House Republicans on state budget

    James City sides with House Republicans on state budget
    JAMES CITY - A majority of the Board of Supervisors backed House Republicans' stance on decoupling Medicaid expansion from state budget considerations when they voted Tuesday to support a resolution and letter to the governor taking sides. The...
  • Obama names budget chief as new health secretary

    By Christi Parsons and Michael A. Memoli WASHINGTON — President Obama named White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, saying there was "no manager as experienced and as...
  • Utah election law reins in tea party

    Utah election law reins in tea party
    SALT LAKE CITY — Four years ago, the fledgling tea party claimed one of its first and greatest victories in Utah, ousting the state's veteran Republican senator in a thunderclap of anti-incumbent anger. Now the establishment has struck back,...
  • After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement

    After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement
    WASHINGTON — By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the tea party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. Supporters in Congress failed to block bipartisan deals to increase government spending and raise the debt ceiling....
  • An intriguing new poll about Medicaid and budgets

    Sometimes, it's all in how you ask things. Consider, for instance, a new poll conducted by a Florida-based free market think tank being circulated today by House of Delegates Republicans pushing for a budget that does not include the expansion of health...
  • Gov. Brown reinvents himself as the anti-politician politician

    Gov. Brown reinvents himself as the anti-politician politician
    SACRAMENTO — On a recent Thursday morning, Jerry Brown walked unannounced into the basement office of the Alameda County registrar's office to draw reelection papers. With a post on Twitter and an email to supporters, he then declared his bid for an...
  • Fitch takes U.S. credit rating off downgrade watch after debt deal

    WASHINGTON -- Fitch Ratings on Friday upgraded its outlook for the U.S. AAA credit rating, removing the nation from a downgrade watch after politicians put off another debt limit battle until next year. The company, one of three major credit rating...
  • Paul Greenberg: You can almost hear this one squeal

    LITTLE ROCK -- Only one of this farm state's U.S. representatives voted against this year's swollen ($100 billion a year) farm bill? Naturally, it would be Tom Cotton. Other congressmen talk a good game about the need to cut out the waste in an out-of-...