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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

President Barack Obama says he's "not at all" resigned to a government shutdown. He says he expects to speak to congressional leaders during the day and in ensuing days to address budget and debt impasses.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Not At All’ Resigned to Government Shutdown

President Barack Obama says he’s “not at all” resigned to a government shutdown. He says he expects to speak to congressional leaders during the day and in ensuing days to address budget and debt impasses.

09/30/2013

U.S. Capitol (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

House OKs Bill Aimed at Improving Drug Safety

The House easily approved bipartisan legislation Saturday aimed at improving the safety of drugs produced by compounding pharmacies that mix customized pharmaceuticals.

09/28/2013

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks. (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

House GOP Demands One-Year Delay On ‘Obamacare’

Sources told the Associated Press that Republicans in the House of Representatives are insisting upon a one-year delay in the Affordable Care Act in order to stave off a government shutdown.

09/28/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Shutdown Looming: Weekend Showdown at the Capitol

A potential federal shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Senate dealt an emphatic defeat to a core of rebellious young conservatives Friday and approved legislation preventing government agencies from closing on Tuesday.

09/27/2013

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks to members of the press during a news conference on Sept. 12, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Republicans Offer Smaller Budget Cuts On Debt Measure

House Republicans are far less ambitious this week in their demands for spending cuts to erase new debt issued to pay the government’s bills than they were during a budget battle two years ago.

09/24/2013

President Barack Obama says he's "not at all" resigned to a government shutdown. He says he expects to speak to congressional leaders during the day and in ensuing days to address budget and debt impasses.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Republicans Leave Bipartisan House Group Because They Don’t Trust Obama

A bipartisan House group that’s been working in secret to write a comprehensive immigration bill splintered Friday with the departure of two Republicans, the latest sign of difficulty in solving the contentious issue.

09/20/2013

File photo of Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rep. Ryan: House Will Take Up Immigration Reform This Fall

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan says the House will take up immigration reform this fall, but he won’t be supporting the bill that passed the U.S. Senate.

09/13/2013

File photo of Jim DeMint. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DeMint: ‘De-Funding’ Health Care Law Is Best Option

Supporters and opponents of the federal health care law brought their national battle to Indianapolis on Monday.

08/27/2013

According to researchers from Indiana University, campaigns can use Twitter to successfully predict the winner of most political races.  (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Twitter Activity Nearly Flawless In Predicting Election Winners

The more Twitter activity there is about a political candidate, the more likely they are to win their election, a new study finds.

08/13/2013

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