By Rebecca Berg | 10/08/13 01:55 PM
A non-government email listserv that fostered frequent, in-depth policy and strategy discussions among conservatives throughout the government funding debate was disbanded after some messages were leaked to the Washington Examiner last week. The listserv, called "We Win, They Lose," was run by...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/08/13 01:16 PM
House Republicans, meeting behind closed doors Tuesday, remained unified and in high spirits one week into the government shutdown caused by Congress' inability to approve a funding plan. They joked about reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., had barred Vice President Joe...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/08/13 10:42 AM
Sen. Mark Pryor launched a new campaign ad Tuesday declaring his Republican opponent in the Arkansas Senate race, Rep. Tom Cotton, "reckless and irresponsible."
By Rebecca Berg | 10/07/13 06:02 PM
Sen. Mark Pryor's vote for a government funding bill that included health care subsidies for members of Congress and their staff is now being used as an attack line by his re-election challenger.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/07/13 04:16 PM
Sen. John Cornyn isn't taking any chances with his re-election. After ending July with roughly $6 million left in his campaign coffers, Cornyn, R-Texas, is putting several hundred thousand dollars behind his first television spot of the election, a Cornyn campaign aide confirmed.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/05/13 01:46 PM
The House voted Saturday to grant back-pay to federal employees for time missed during the government shutdown, and to allow military chaplains to go back to work, bringing to nine the number of targeted appropriations bills it's approved. “We have committed to fund the areas of government...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/04/13 05:19 AM
He's a freshman senator elected with heavy Tea Party support who went on to national prominence by taking the Senate chamber hostage in a filibuster he insisted on waging despite long odds of success. He's an unabashed conservative who seems to relish bucking his Republican Party leaders and now...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/04/13 05:12 AM
Late Monday night, as the clock ticked toward the first government shutdown in 17 years, the Senate tossed aside another House budget proposal.
By Tim Mak and Rebecca Berg | 10/03/13 06:24 PM
The U.S. Capitol was locked down and a police officer reportedly injured Thursday when a woman driving a black Infiniti led police on a chase from the White House to Capitol Hill. The woman was shot by police and later died of her injuries. A child in the woman's car appeared uninjured....
By Rebecca Berg | 10/03/13 04:22 PM
With the congressional stalemate over the budget showing no sign of ending soon, House Democrats reached out to moderate Republicans on Thursday with an urgent pitch to unite and end the government shutdown.
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