Workers hit again in budget battle Federal offices to close today as Clinton, GOP fail to reach deal
It's the budget, not health Dropping tax cuts could balance budget without hurting weak; THE BATTLE OVER MEDICARE; Democratic viewpoint
The political money game cuts the link between candidate and party
Clinton gains, while Gingrich loses over budget fight Poll shows GOP losing good will, but Dole holding steady
Bartlett bill would punish Congress for red ink Unbalanced budgets would mean pay cuts
Pace of Congress tests family values
Cloud abuilding over Gingrich donations
Mfume to head NAACP Congressman a surprise pick to succeed Chavis; Major changes pledged; Fiscal integrity, membership growth among his goals
Medi-this. Medi-that: 2 different problems
Ethics issues might stem Gingrich tide Some Republicans fear leader could become liability
Clinton's budget: Gingrich Lite President's third try: GOP framework prevails but both parties shy of nation's real needs.
Two officials in courthouse shift to GOP Sheriff, register of wills join ranks of Democratic defectors; 'Not a sudden decision'; Pair say they feel more comfortable as Republicans
Nonvoting blacks would have perplexed Douglass
Demoralized Democrats may squander a chance to retake the House
Why sending troops to Bosnia is rightOf...
Schroeder announces retirement from office House liberal leaves after 24-year fight for women's rights
Balanced-budget politics Threat to incumbents: Failure to reach accord would anger election-year voters.
Budget talks resume, with White House pessimistic Clinton spokesmen emphasize dimensions of gap with Congress
Gingrich listens to his negatives No bid for the presidency: House speaker will concentrate on legislative agenda.
Foster care system in urgent needAn Nov....
In D.C., breakfast can outpower power lunch Over bacon and eggs, careers get scrambled
146 dug-in heels
A pact for peace Muslims, Croats, Serbs finally reach elusive Bosnia accord; 'Stop the slaughter'; Clinton now faces resistance to sending U.S. troops to Balkans
Reality jumps up and bites the speaker squarely in the ambition
Now, for the real showdown Hard dealing ahead: Budget clash gets to heart of Republican vs. Democratic principles.
Impasse is 1st act in continuing struggle At stake is direction of U.S. government
Maryland's very own Bill Clinton
When is a rise not a rise? GOP statistics on Medicare cuts leave something out
Republicans focus on Fla. straw poll Major contenders run hard to capture win in nonbinding vote
Clinton orders SSA, VA offices to open Some Baltimore-area workers to remain on furlough
In search of an exit strategy Deficit-hawk Democrats: They offer a better solution than either Clinton or Gingrich.
Dole's forced hard line softens his appeal
Gingrich links stalemate to perceived Clinton snub House speaker fumes about silence during plane rides last week; THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
Clinton, GOP deadlocked Talks fail to avert partial shutdown of federal government; 800,000 workers sent home; Prospects for progress appear dim in battle over balancing budget; THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
Americans worry about money, express less support for GOP Public opinion poll finds common family expenses have become top concern
Veto spurs partial shutdown President refuses to sign stopgap bill, blames GOP leaders; Last-minute effort fails; All federal workers told to report to job to learn of status: THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
Citizen Powell may find the public less eager to listen
Rubin to juggle books to avoid default Accord on budget seems distant; federal shutdown looms
Crack seen in budget impasse Gingrich, Dole seek meeting with Clinton for possible truce; Panetta sent in to scout; Moves on spending, borrowing bills could prevent shutdown
High noon in Washington Gingrich-Clinton showdown: Struggle over debt ceiling and spending bill unwarranted.
Election Day gave warning signs for GOP, some hope for Democrats
Powell: the historic non-candidate Black leader in the GOP: bTC His large role in bridging the nation's racial divide.
Republican bill to destroy MedicareOnce again, Robert...
Powell takes himself out of 1996 race Ex-general says he lacks 'fire' to seek presidency; He's a Republican; Clinton and Dole expected to gain from decision; THE POWELL DECISION
GOP hits 'speed bump' in elections Republicans fail to meet targeted gains, but agenda is not viewed as in danger
The revolution hits a speed bump Elections '95: Democrats finally have something to smile about.
Democrats eye Morella's district Pondering a challenge: Montgomery County's moderate Republican in Congress apparently will face a challenge in next year's election.
Clinton hasn't sold U.S. on Bosnia, GOP says Dole, Gingrich spend 2 hours with president
Contract with Virginia Allen game plan: Do for Virginia's Republicans what Gingrich did for nation's.
GOP is outdoing Reagan in revamping government Republicans redesign 'social safety net,' cut red tape, jobs