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Senate leaders announce tentative budget deal The Debt-Ceiling Crisis Is Over!

October 16, 2013 8:33 AM0 comments
Senate leaders announce tentative budget deal The Debt-Ceiling Crisis Is Over!

WASHINGTON – Senate leaders on Wednesday announced a bipartisan agreement to end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, teeing up a string of votes which could start later in the day. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced the “important agreement” on the […]

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

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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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Wall Street Isn’t Buying Obama’s Doomsday Scenario

October 9, 2013 4:56 PM0 comments
Wall Street Isn’t Buying Obama’s Doomsday Scenario

Markets sold off sharply yesterday as the rhetoric surrounding the looming debt ceiling escalated. The S&P500 (^GSPC) dropped 1.2% to 1,655; the lowest close in more than month. Despite the worst single day drop since the current sell-off began, most traders remain skeptical that the similar debacle in summer of […]

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Really; Jihad, Terrorists, Suicide Bombers Enough – Congress & Senate – All need to be up for election Nov 7, 2013

October 2, 2013 3:39 PM0 comments
Really; Jihad, Terrorists, Suicide Bombers Enough – Congress & Senate – All need to be up for election Nov 7, 2013

WASHINGTON – White House Meeting On Government Shutdown Ends Without A Deal. Despite an emergency meeting at the White House, congressional leaders reported no progress late Wednesday on trying to reach a budget deal — while over on Capitol Hill, tempers were flaring and lawmakers were melting down on the […]

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House Now Has The Votes To End Government Shutdown, But It Won’t

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House Now Has The Votes To End Government Shutdown, But It Won’t

WASHINGTON – Less than two days after the government shut down, there are now more than 17 Republicans who say they’re ready to pass a bill to fund the government with no strings attached, giving the House the votes it needs to pass a clean funding bill. All 200 Democrats […]

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Government Shutdown: House Vote Edges Nation To Brink

September 30, 2013 5:20 PM0 comments
Government Shutdown: House Vote Edges Nation To Brink

WASHINGTON – The House ping-ponged a government funding bill back to the Senate Monday night, with no hope that the Senate would pass it. Voting 228 to 201, the GOP-led House passed its third measure that would keep government open after midnight, but only if Senate Democrats and the president […]

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Stocks (NASDAQ,AMEX,NYSE,OTC) Tumble As Government Shutdown Nears

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Stocks (NASDAQ,AMEX,NYSE,OTC) Tumble As Government Shutdown Nears

NEW YORK — Stocks sank Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to something much worse for the economy_ a failure to raise the nation’s borrowing limit. It has become all but certain that the federal government will partially shut down for the first […]

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GOP Lawmakers: House Could End Standoff With Up-Or-Down Vote On Clean Bill

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GOP Lawmakers: House Could End Standoff With Up-Or-Down Vote On Clean Bill

WASHINGTON – Throughout the budget showdown, the mantra of tea party Republicans, led by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), has been “make DC listen.” On Twitter, the Senate floor and in repeated interviews on Capitol Hill and on Fox News, Republicans have stressed their connection to the people and small-d democracy. […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Government Shutdown 2013: House GOP Considers Options

September 26, 2013 6:08 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Government Shutdown 2013: House GOP Considers Options

WASHINGTON — Pressure is building on fractious House Republicans over legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown, as the Democratic-led Senate is expected to strip a tea party-backed plan to defund Obamacare from the bill. As the Senate telegraphed its moves, House Republicans deliberated an array of imperfect options on […]

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