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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Obama to visit Rockville to discuss shutdown

    Obama to visit Rockville to discuss shutdown
    President Barack Obama will visit a construction company in Rockville on Thursday to discuss the impact the government shutdown is having on businesses. Obama is expected to visit M. Luis Construction, a Baltimore-based company that is one the state's...
  • Howard officials, business leaders weigh impact of government shutdown

    Howard officials, business leaders weigh impact of government shutdown
    With a federal shutdown in effect after Congress failed to reach a spending-bill compromise by midnight on Oct. 1, local officials and business leaders are trying to determine what the impact of a potential federal shutdown will be for Howard County....
  • Shutdown endangers food programs, state officials say

    Shutdown endangers food programs, state officials say
    With the federal shutdown, Maryland can only pay to feed low-income women and children for a "limited period of time," the state's budget secretary said Wednesday. The state can cover the cost of food stamps and energy programs until the end of October,...
  • Obamacare rolls out anyway -- even in Western Maryland

    Obamacare rolls out anyway -- even in Western Maryland
    It's a beautiful thing: Thousands of people in Western Maryland — that cradle of rural conservatism and fed-up secessionists who want to declare their independence as the country's 51st state — are now eligible for affordable health...
  • Medicaid sides trade letters, hypocrisy barbs

    House Republicans held a press call this morning to decry the "just blinding" hypocrisy they've seen from Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. McAuliffe and Warner both complained last year of the tactics Republicans in the U.S. Congress used...
  • Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China

    WASHINGTON/MANILA (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China Sea last month, a U.S. Navy plane swooped in to witness the dramatic encounter. The flyover was a vivid illustration of the...
  • Conservatives Rand Paul, Ted Cruz test U.S. presidential waters in New Hampshire

    (This April 12 story was corrected to change name of organizing group in the third paragraph to Americans for Prosperity Foundation from Americans for Prosperity) MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Conservative Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted...
  • After success on Iran, U.S. Treasury's sanctions team faces new challenges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This is what the modern American war room looks like: the clocks on the wall show the times in Kabul, Tehran and Bogota. The faces around the conference table are mostly young. There is talk of targets, and of middle-of-the-night...
  • 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

    Obama names budget chief as new health secretary
    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 competent" to oversee the next phase of his signature...
  • 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...
  • Obama names Sylvia Burwell to take over healthcare law implementation

    WASHINGTON — President Obama named White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, saying there was "no manager as experienced and competent" to run the next phase of his...