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Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Calls On GOP Colleagues To End Shutdown: It’s Time To ‘Face Reality’

October 16, 2013 8:02 AM0 comments
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Calls On GOP Colleagues To End Shutdown: It’s Time To ‘Face Reality’

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) broke ranks from many fellow Republicans Tuesday evening, calling on her party to give up hope of blocking Obamacare in the budget fight. “Nothing positive will be achieved by prolonging this shutdown any longer, or crossing the debt limit threshold,” Herrera Beutler said […]

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Deal or no deal? GOP back to drawing board on debt plan after Obama meeting

October 10, 2013 7:50 PM0 comments
Deal or no deal? GOP back to drawing board on debt plan after Obama meeting

WASHINGTON – Republican lawmakers scrambled back to the drawing board late Thursday to modify their plan for a short-term increase in the debt ceiling, after President Obama apparently pushed back on the proposal during a high-stakes White House meeting. The meeting broke up with no deal announced, despite optimism earlier […]

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Obama: Government Shut Down By Republicans On ‘An Ideological Crusade’

October 1, 2013 10:18 AM0 comments
Obama: Government Shut Down By Republicans On ‘An Ideological Crusade’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says House Republicans have shut down the federal government over an “ideological crusade” against his health care law. Obama is speaking in the Rose Garden on the first day of the government shutdown. He says the longer the shutdown continues, the worse the impact will […]

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