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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...

The games continue on Capitol Hill

The political and economic stakes mounting with each tick of the clock, the White House and congressional Democrats say a House-approved delay in President...

Republicans feeling the heat

Heat is building on balkanized Republicans, who are convening the House this weekend in hopes of preventing a government shutdown but remain under tea...

Obama’s hardball stance: ‘Make my day’

This time, President Barack Obama says, he's not budging. This is the confrontational Obama, the "Make my day" president, betting Republicans blink to avoid...

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...

Republicans approve killing Obamacare as part of move to avoid government...

Charting a collision course with the White House, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation Friday to wipe out the three-year-old health care law that President...

Vote approaches to fund government, dump Obamacare

Republicans controlling the House are moving to ship to the Senate a measure that would prevent a government shutdown but cripple the health care...

A revised Republican attack on ‘Obamacare’

Moving on to Plan B, House GOP leaders appear likely to give tea party lawmakers a chance to use a routine temporary government funding...