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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Blaming Obama for being a victim of the GOP

    To the editor: It's bad enough we have to hear Republicans blame President Obama for the good things he's done, but now we have Jonah Goldberg trying to blame Obama for the bad things Republicans have tried to do to him. Goldberg's twisted, blame-the-...
  • Democrats' impeachment fixation

    Democrats' impeachment fixation
    "Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me. The House minority leader went on to explain that, "for the first time in history, Congress voted to sue a sitting president." And "Today: the White House...
  • Pelosi binds Democrats, with assist from Republicans

    The Democrats have little say in the agenda of the Republican-run House, and no dispassionate expert predicts the party will win control in the November elections. More likely is a Republican House majority for at least three or four more elections. That...
  • Boehner not optimistic Congress will be able to resolve border crisis

    House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday he doesn't have "as much optimism as I'd like to have" that a bill to address the flood of Central American children crossing into the U.S. will get through the GOP-controlled chamber before the end...
  • 2 Washington state Congress members lecture tech giants on gender equality

    WASHINGTON Congress is hardly a bastion of diversity. The Senate is 93 percent white. The Republicans in the House don't have a single African-American or Asian-American member. And men in both chambers outnumber women 4 to 1. So what were Sen. Maria...
  • Yellow fever terrified region 115 years ago

     Yellow fever terrified region 115 years ago
    No one who saw the front page of the Aug. 1, 1899, Daily Press had to think twice about the potentially lethal news of yellow fever at the Old Soldiers' Home in Hampton. "A DREADED VISITOR," the lead headline intoned, underscoring the awful power of the...
  • Congress has heavy workload but limited time before summer recess

    Congress has heavy workload but limited time before summer recess
    Congress started July - its last full working month before the November election - with a full plate. But it may not have the appetite to handle it all. At the top of lawmakers' to-do list is passing at least temporary funding for the Highway Trust...
  • Ann McFeatters: With midterms approaching, voters must return to senses

    WASHINGTON � The boys and girls of Congress are returning from summer camp er, Capitol Hill � to their real homes where they will 1) raise money and plead to be returned to camp; 2) stress how much they hate the nation's political...
  • Voters, return to your senses

    Voters, return to your senses
    The boys and girls of Congress are returning from summer camp — er, Capitol Hill — to their real homes where they will 1) raise money and plead to be returned to camp; 2) stress how much they hate the nation's political polarization; and 3)...
  • Nothing stops vacation [Editorial]

    Thursday, and again today mark a couple of those rare occasions when our do-nothing, partisan, ineffective congressional representatives put aside their differences in unanimous agreement to accomplish a task of national importance: The beginning of their...
  • President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour

    President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour
    WASHINGTON — Two and a half years after President Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region this week to try to convince allies and adversaries alike that he really meant it....
  • President Obama presents Navy football team with Commander-in-Chief's Trophy

    D.C. - President Barack Obama stepped through a doorway that opened onto the Rose Garden as casually as if he were getting some fresh air out on the patio. Alone without any security personnel or aides, the president walked nonchalantly toward a podium...