No shutdown, no default: Congress leaders, Obama back dealNo shutdown, no default: Congress leaders, Obama back dealThe outgoing House speaker prepared to push the deal through his unruly chamber on Wednesday.
Column: Ted Cruz's damaging shutdown delusionColumn: Ted Cruz's damaging shutdown delusionThe Texas senator and his Freedom Caucus allies set up unwinnable battles hurt Republicans.
The HauntingThe HauntingThe Haunting
Obama on shutdown end: Celebrate where we canObama on shutdown end: Celebrate where we canOnly hours before the midnight deadline, Congress voted to fund the government through Dec. 11 and avert a shutdown. President Obama spoke about what this latest vote means.
No shutdown means no slowdown for busy Utah national parksNo shutdown means no slowdown for busy Utah national parksTemporary spending deal keeps crowds coming in what has been record year for area parks.
Congress averts shutdown, passes CR through Dec. 11Congress averts shutdown, passes CR through Dec. 11Lawmakers managed to work around a contentious social issue to keep the government open for now.
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Christianity has been hijacked by lunaticsChristianity has been hijacked by lunaticsThe end of the fiscal year is Oct. 1 and unless an agreement on the upcoming budget can be reached, the government goes off line.
Will there be a functioning U.S. Government tomorrow?Will there be a functioning U.S. Government tomorrow?The Senate plans to pass a spending bill to keep the U.S. government running, leaving hours to spare for the House to vote before a potential shutdown.
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Pope encourages spirit of cooperationPope encourages spirit of cooperationIf Republicans ignore the Pope’s message they may find voters prefer the Democrats’ message of compromise
Deadline nears for shutdown aversionDeadline nears for shutdown aversionHouse Speaker John Boehner's announced resignation has cooled shutdown fires.
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Today's toon: Flipping the switch on abortionToday's toon: Flipping the switch on abortionSteve Benson: Some Republicans want to defund Planned Parenthood and had threatened a government shutdown to do it.
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Iowa senators: Remember votes have consequencesIowa senators: Remember votes have consequencesWith the upcoming vote on funding the government, Iowans must be aware of how our two elected senators vote on this bill
Question of the Week: A government shutdown?Question of the Week: A government shutdown?Will Speaker John Boehner’s resignation lead to a government shutdown?
Needed: Moral fiberNeeded: Moral fiberReader shares opinion on recent editorial about possible government shutdown
Letter: Obama’s budget veto puts us in Bizarro WorldLetter: Obama’s budget veto puts us in Bizarro WorldLetter: The president is threatening to veto the budget, and shut down government, over money for an ally.
PSC asks Congress to give contractors shutdown reimbursementPSC asks Congress to give contractors shutdown reimbursementThe path to a potential government shutdown has become more uncertain, but contractors aren't taking any chances.
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AFGE president: 50 to 75 percent chance of shutdownAFGE president: 50 to 75 percent chance of shutdownMaybe it’s good Pope Francis showed up on Capitol Hill this week, because he might find it closed in another seven days.
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Showdown over government shutdown set for next weekShowdown over government shutdown set for next weekWithout budget extension by the end of the month, the Defense Department will see furloughs and program cancellations.
5 things contractors need to know during a shutdown5 things contractors need to know during a shutdownIf the federal government closes on Oct. 1, it won’t be like your father’s shutdowns for one big reason: contractors.
In Our View: Another shutdown?In Our View: Another shutdown?In Our View: Elected leaders must resolve differences without putting a stop to federal government
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The real cost of a government shutdownThe real cost of a government shutdownThis time it was supposed to be different.
Congress must keep spending promise to Iowa taxpayersCongress must keep spending promise to Iowa taxpayersBy the end of the month, Congress must pass a federal funding bill for the next year or face a possible government shutdown.
Cardin’s bill sets up back pay in case of shutdownCardin’s bill sets up back pay in case of shutdownThe buzz on Capitol Hill this month can be summed up in one word: shutdown.
6 things to know if the government shuts down6 things to know if the government shuts downRumblings of a possible government shutdown are coming from Capitol Hill. Here's what you need to know if it happens.
Matt Salmon predicts, backs effort to oust House Speaker BoehnerMatt Salmon predicts, backs effort to oust House Speaker BoehnerArizona congressman Matt Salmon says he would support a conservative insurrection against House Speaker John Boehner.
Government by CRomnibus - blind, deaf and dumb: ColumnGovernment by CRomnibus - blind, deaf and dumb: ColumnOne party to rule us all - the Know Nothing Party.
Bellows, Collins spar over government shutdownBellows, Collins spar over government shutdownDemocrat Shenna Bellows accuses Sen. Susan Collins of voting for the government shutdown. Not so, says Collins.