Harry Reid

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walk to a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol, on Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Vote Called Off to Reopen Government, Avert Default

A vote that would reopen the government and extend the U.S. borrowing limit will not come up for a House vote.

10/15/2013

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on Oct. 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Palin: ‘Defaulting On Our National Debt Is An Impeachable Offense’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin believes President Barack Obama should be impeached if he raises the debt ceiling without the backing of Congress.

10/15/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to the media after a weekly policy meeting at the Capitol on March 20, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Reid: Soft-Spoken, Combative Obama Partner vs GOP

White House aides say Obama talks more frequently with Reid than with any other senator, and they call one another several times a week.

10/14/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after a Democratic Policy Luncheon on June 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Harry Reid: The GOP is ‘Not Doing Us a Favor’

With the U.S. government entering the 12th day of the shutdown, House Republicans and Senate Democrats continue to find themselves deadlocked over coming to a peaceful resolution

10/12/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray confronts Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid on the Senate steps on Oct. 9, 2013. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

No Hard Feelings Between D.C. Mayor, Sen. Reid After Confrontation

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had what his spokesman calls a “cordial” telephone conversation with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following their confrontation on the steps of the Capitol.

10/10/2013

Speaker John Boehner expressed optimism on Wednesday about House action by year's end on stalled efforts to overhaul immigration as Republicans discussed possible limited steps to deal with the contentious issue. Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner To White House: ‘This Isn’t Some Damn Game!’

House Speaker John Boehner lashed out at the White House and Democrats over the stalemate in the continuing government shutdown.

10/04/2013

Last week, President Barack Obama gathered some of his top advisers in the Oval Office to discuss the problem-plagued rollout of his health care legislation. He told his team the administration had to own up to the fact that there were no excuses for not having the health care website ready to operate on Day One. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Have Bent Over Backwards To Work With The Republican Party’

President Barack Obama said in an interview that he has done everything in his power to work with the Republican Party since being in office.

10/03/2013

A stop sign is seen next to the US Congress building. (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Midnight Deadline Passes, Government Shutdown Begins

For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight after congressional Republicans stubbornly demanded changes in the nation’s health care law.

09/30/2013

House Speaker John Boehner arrives at the House of Representatives chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 28, 2013 in Washington. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘This Law Is Not Ready For Prime Time’

Compromise elusive, Republicans and Democrats engaged in finger-pointing Monday just hours before the first government shutdown in 17 years, driven by an intractable budget dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.

09/30/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: EWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Seeks Health Care Delay

A one-year delay in key parts of the nation’s health care law and repealing a tax on medical devices has been imposed by the Republican controlled House.

09/29/2013

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