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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to improve the U.S. immigration system but that his timeline for taking action has been affected by the need to deal with a flood of migrant...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Paul Ryan puts policy ahead of politics

    Among prospective Republican presidential candidates, Rep. Paul Ryan is unique. He puts policy ahead of politics. That's not to say the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee doesn't have a good ear for what plays in GOP politics. But he made clear in...
  • Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a...
  • Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse

    FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he...
  • U.S. Representative Ryan sees no government shutdown this year: paper

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid a U.S. government shutdown this year, he told a Washington newspaper, saying he thought they would fund federal agencies through the upcoming elections. Ryan, a...
  • Presidential libraries deal with controversy, one way or the other

     Presidential libraries deal with controversy, one way or the other
    For U.S. presidents, controversy comes with the office. And the controversy doesn't end when they leave office — it can remain red-hot when their libraries try to tackle the difficult issues of their presidencies. Questions about how to assess...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Perry 1, Cruz 0 on Texas border leadership

    One fascinating sub-text of the 2016 presidential race's early phase has been the contrast in approach between the two Texas aspirants, Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz. Though Cruz led early Texas polls, Perry's course may make more sense as a long-term...
  • With amnesty in his pocket, Obama eggs on impeachment

    By Jonah Goldberg   "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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • House OKs $10.8-billion highway construction fund bill

    House OKs $10.8-billion highway construction fund bill
    President Obama hopped into the driver's seat of an automobile simulator Tuesday, but the feeling of flying along at 90 mph lasted only as long as the photo opportunity. "I think I had a little bit of a lead foot," he joked later, noting that he hasn'...
  • 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...