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Congressional leaders: They hate each other and it shows

Ask Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid what he thinks about Speaker of the House John Boehner and the answer is abrupt. "He's a coward," Reid...

Obama to meet with Congressional leaders

President Barack Obama scrapped part of a long-planned trip to Asia and planned to meet with congressional leaders on Wednesday as a U.S. government...

Congressional failures lead to government shutdown

Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law stalled a temporary...

Right wing obsession with Obamacare increases threat of a shutdown

A conservative challenge to the president's health care law has the federal government teetering on the brink of a partial shutdown. The Senate has the...

American government lies on the brink of shutdown

Posturing, games and politics left the American government on the brink of shutting down Sunday after the House of Representatives approved a Republican bill...

Will either side blink? Don’t bet on it happening

With the government teetering on the brink of partial shutdown, congressional Republicans vowed Sunday to keep using an otherwise routine federal funding bill to...

Senate OK of budget bill will not end fight

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate is ready to approve legislation keeping federal agencies from locking their doors on Tuesday....

What’s this? Republicans looking at ‘options’ to government shutdown?

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...

Growing rifts among Republicans complicate funding bill efforts

A trio of Tea Party-backed U.S. senators threatening to stall a bill to fund the U.S. government ran into a wall of resistance Monday...

Government set to shut down in just one week

With a week left to hammer out a deal to avoid a government shutdown, some lawmakers seem resigned — if not rushing — to...