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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey

    Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie romped to an easy reelection in this blue-leaning state Tuesday, according to Associated Press projections, appealing to voters across ideologies after a race that set him up for a potential presidential...
  • Senate vote OKs government-funding bill, preserves Obamacare

    Senate vote OKs government-funding bill, preserves Obamacare
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Friday approved a government-funding bill stripped of a Republican-backed provision to block money for President Obama’s healthcare law, sending the bill back to the GOP-led House with just days left before a possible...
  • Boehner lashes out at conservative groups opposing budget deal

    Boehner lashes out at conservative groups opposing budget deal
    WASHINGTON — In an uncharacteristically forceful tone, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday lambasted the conservative advocacy groups that helped bring his party to power, saying their opposition to a bipartisan budget proposal amounted to an...
  • Obama administration warns House GOP not to blow up the economy

    Obama administration warns House GOP not to blow up the economy
    WASHINGTON --White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Saturday that any lawmaker who votes for a new House Republican government funding bill is "voting for a shutdown." In a brief statement, Carney said the Republican-led House of...
  • A low-key senator, a budget breakthrough

    A low-key senator, a budget breakthrough
    WASHINGTON — That Congress could soon pass a budget agreement after months of relentless partisan showdowns is thanks in large part to a mom in tennis shoes. Sen. Patty Murray presented herself in that ordinary way when she first ran as a Democrat...
  • Obama jokes he no longer smokes 'because I'm scared of my wife'

    Obama jokes he no longer smokes 'because I'm scared of my wife'
    President Obama has been burned again by a hot microphone, with an offhand joke that he had to quit smoking “because I’m scared of my wife,” captured during the U.N. General Assembly. “I hope you quit smoking,” Obama told...
  • Obama: GOP is 'grandstanding' after Senate passes spending bill

    Obama: GOP is 'grandstanding' after Senate passes spending bill
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama warned Republicans on Capitol Hill, who are holding up a government spending bill in an attempt to eliminate money for the healthcare law, not to “threaten to burn the house down simply because you haven’t...
  • Obama: Healthcare as easy as online shopping

    Obama: Healthcare as easy as online shopping
    President Obama says his Affordable Care Act is about to make health insurance cheaper than the average cellphone bill and as easy to get as “a plane ticket on Kayak.” In a pitch to community college students in suburban Maryland on Thursday...
  • Obama signs bill ending shutdown, raising debt limit

    Obama signs bill ending shutdown, raising debt limit
    WASHINGTON -- Capping weeks of political brinkmanship that had unnerved global markets, President Barack Obama quickly signed an 11th-hour deal passed by Congress to end a partial government shutdown and pull the world's biggest economy back from the...
  • Janet Yellen more experienced than Fed predecessors

    Janet Yellen more experienced than Fed predecessors
    WASHINGTON -- Janet Yellen, President Obama’s choice to head the Federal Reserve, comes to the post with more years and a wider range of experience at the central bank than her predecessors and a career-long focus on the issue that remains at the...
  • In slap, Ted Cruz's hometown newspaper rethinks its endorsement

    In slap, Ted Cruz's hometown newspaper rethinks its endorsement
    Pride, it is said, goeth before a fall. Now come the recriminations. Repeated national surveys have shown public support for the Republican Party tanking since GOP lawmakers banded together to shut down the federal government and bring the U.S. to the...
  • More Americans pessimistic about economy after shutdown, poll shows

    More Americans pessimistic about economy after shutdown, poll shows
    WASHINGTON -- Americans are more pessimistic about the state of the economy after the partial government shutdown and debt limit fight, according to poll results released Tuesday. Just 29% of respondents in a CNN/ORC International survey said economic...