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Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry tells CBS News there is a lack of trust between Democratic and Republican leaders. (Getty Images)

McCurry: Obama And Boehner Are Like ‘Oil And Water’

Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry says a clash of personalities may be aggravating the current government shutdown.

10/10/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious Topics

The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.

10/06/2013

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Use Of Force To Be Studied In DC Police Chase

Police in Washington are reviewing the use of officers’ deadly force in the killing of a woman who tried to ram her car through a White House barrier, a shooting her family says was unjustified.

10/06/2013

Congress will likely approve a measure ensuring furloughed federal workers receive back pay. (Getty Images)

Congress Likely To Give Shutdown Workers Back Pay

A partial government shutdown enters its fifth day, with Congress convening for a session that promises no progress in breaking the impasse but will at least offer back pay to furloughed federal workers.

10/05/2013

Why Did Capitol Hill Police Open Fire?

CBS News correspondent John Miller reports there will likely be an internal investigation into the Capitol Hill car chase that ended with the driver dead.

10/04/2013

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Speaker of the House John Boehner

GOP Slates Vote To Give Federal Workers Back Pay

House Republicans have scheduled a vote on legislation backed by some of the chamber’s top Democrats to give federal workers furloughed in the ongoing partial shutdown their missed pay when the government reopens.

10/03/2013

File photo of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

McCain: Partisanship In DC Is Worst He Has Seen

Staring at the specter of a partial government shutdown, Sen. John McCain says he’s never seen anything like the harsh partisanship pervading much of Washington politics.

09/27/2013

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Survey: 15 Percent Of Americans Don’t Use Internet, Email

Fifteen percent of Americans are definitely not reading this article.

09/25/2013

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend a memorial for the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting September 22, 2013 at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. President Obama and the first lady visited with families of the victims. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: Gun Control Laws ‘Ought to Obsess Us’

President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation’s gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, “There’s nothing inevitable about it.”

09/22/2013

President Barack Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Urges People To Push Stalled Gun Legislation

Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters Saturday “to get back up and go back at it” and help push stalled legislation out of Congress so dangerous people won’t get their hands on guns.

09/22/2013

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