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Tea Party Republicans Backed By Big Corporate Players Following Shutdown

November 24, 2013 3:20 PM0 comments
Tea Party Republicans Backed By Big Corporate Players Following Shutdown

WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Business groups waged a fierce lobbying campaign last month to convince Republicans to re-open the government and raise the debt ceiling, but many of the most influential U.S. corporations have not cut off support to lawmakers who did not heed their appeal. Eight of the […]

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GOP’s huge Tea Party mess has only just begun

October 17, 2013 10:52 AM0 comments
GOP’s huge Tea Party mess has only just begun

WASHINGTON – Last night, Republicans stood aside as Congress increased the debt limit and reopened the government. In return, they got nothing. Or more accurately, they got something that already existed, and gave Democrats something they’d been blocking for months. The deal Harry Reid struck with Mitch McConnell includes a […]

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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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White House Dismisses GOP’s Piecemeal Government Shutdown Plan

October 1, 2013 1:29 PM0 comments
White House Dismisses GOP’s Piecemeal Government Shutdown Plan

WASHINGTON – The White House rejected a Republican plan to reopen portions of the U.S. government on Tuesday as the first shutdown in 17 years closed landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and threw hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. The quick dismissal offered no sign that […]

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

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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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eMediaWorld.com Reports Wall Street Pleads With GOP To Put The Debt Ceiling Gun Down

September 28, 2013 10:10 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Wall Street Pleads With GOP To Put The Debt Ceiling Gun Down

WALL STREET – A former GOP governor and major voice for Wall Street minced no words on Friday about the repercussions the United States would face for defying the debt ceiling. In a Washington Post op-ed, President & CEO of the American Bankers Association Frank Keating expressed how grave a […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Obama Slams Republicans For Risking Government Shutdown Over Defunding Obamacare

September 20, 2013 7:54 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Obama Slams Republicans For Risking Government Shutdown Over Defunding Obamacare

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama tore into Republicans on Friday for risking a government shutdown — and a possible debt default — in their latest efforts to sink Obamacare. During a campaign-style speech in Liberty, Mo., the president took aim at House Republicans for, hours earlier, passing legislation that would […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports BREAKING NEWS: Vote To Defund Obamacare Primes Showdown Over Shutdown

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eMediaWorld.com Reports BREAKING NEWS: Vote To Defund Obamacare Primes Showdown Over Shutdown

WASHINGTON – Ignoring the wishes of the White House and the Senate, the House of Representatives passed a stopgap funding bill Friday that will shut down the government unless Democrats agree to defund President Barack Obama’s marquee health care law. While the House voted 230 to 189 to pass the […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports GOP, Tea Party Face Growing Divide

September 14, 2013 3:43 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports GOP, Tea Party Face Growing Divide

FLETCHER, N.C. — Tea party activists, once unquestioned as a benefit to the Republican Party for supplying it with votes and energy, are now criticizing GOP leaders at seemingly every turn. They’re demanding that Congress use upcoming budget votes to deny money for putting in place President Barack Obama’s 2010 […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Congress Returns To Face Syria, Budget, Debt Issues

September 7, 2013 2:09 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Congress Returns To Face Syria, Budget, Debt Issues

WASHINGTON — Congress returns to work facing a momentous vote on whether the United States should attack Syria, a question that overshadows a crowded and contentious agenda of budget fights, health care, farm policy and possible limits on the government’s surveillance of millions of Americans. Back Monday after a five-week […]

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