Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: government shutdown

Humiliated by Obama, Will GOP Grow Even...

Now that the government shutdown and debt limit fight are over and Washington is trying to return to some semblance of normalcy, political insiders...

The End is Near as Senate Hammers...

It appears that Washington lawmakers moved a big step closer to ending the government shutdown and averting a credit default when Senate Democratic and Republican...

As Senate Prepares to Vote on Budget...

As the Senate prepared to vote on a budget deal that could end the government shutdown and avert default on America's debt, House Republicans...

With Shutting Down Obama as Goal, This...

Several of my neighbors have had a lot more time for gardening, tending to household chores and family time since the government shutdown. They...

With Government Default Only 4 Days Away,...

With just four days to go before the government runs out of money and defaults, congressional leaders had set apart side issues like Obamacare...

Obama Refuses to be Pushed Around by...

President Obama and congressional Republicans are engaged in talks that Washington insiders and the rest of the nation desperately hope will end the painful...

Are Poll Numbers The Key to Washington...

Adjustments to the budget are being made in drips and drabs, as the federal government shutdown has created more awkward moments for elected leaders. On Wednesday,...

Reps. Lewis, Rangel Arrested in DC Rallying...

To bring more attention to the need for comprehensive immigration reform, eight Democratic lawmakers, including Georgia Congressman John Lewis and New York Congressman Charlie...

3 Things You Might Have Missed This...

Herman Wallace Dies in Louisiana Herman Wallace, 71, one of the famous “Angola 3” who was released this week after U.S. District Chief Judge Brian Jackson overturned...

With Democracy at Stake in Shutdown, GOP...

If you think House Republicans are sincere about their reasons for rejecting Obamacare, as the Affordable Health Care Act is known, you have another...

Female Suspect Dies in Gunfire During Capitol...

The female suspect who allegedly attempted to breach a White House security barrier Thursday has been pronounced dead from gunshot wounds, after she was chased...

After Obama Meets With Congressional Leaders, No...

To gain control of the dysfunctional system, President Obama summoned Republican leaders to the White House for a meeting yesterday, during which he said...

With Debt Ceiling Looming, Stubbornness of Congress...

House Republicans have shut down the federal government with the bizarre demand that President Obama scrap a healthcare law signed three years ago. The law, which...

For Members of Military, Government Shutdown Imposes...

Now that the government shutdown process has begun, people are scrambling to figure out how it impacts them. Congress has yet to approve funding bills...

Government Shutdown Looms at Midnight Unless GOP...

It has come down to this: At midnight the federal government will shut down unless House Republicans reverse their insistence that Obamacare be delayed...

Visiting MLK Site in Atlanta, Secretary of...

At a public service volunteer event in Atlanta to beautify the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally...

Congressional Leaders Actually Find Agreement on Federal...

Appearing in no mood for an dramatic standoff so close to the presidential election, House and Senate leaders are on the verge of passing...