By Sean Lengell | 10/30/13 02:27 PM
A new bipartisan negotiating committee tasked with hammering out a federal budget before the current deal expires in January pledged during its first public meeting Wednesday to find common ground. But after a nasty partisan budget fight that led to a16-day partial government shutdown,...
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 06:33 AM
A little more than six months ago, Congressional lawmakers were talking about striking a "grand bargain" that would resolve the differences Republicans and Democrats have on spending, taxes and entitlement reform.
By Associated Press | 10/26/13 08:40 PM
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Rob Zerban, the Democrat who lost to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan in last year's election, is mounting a second challenge next year. Zerban told The Associated Press this week he would be getting back in the race. He made his announcement official Saturday at a rally in Kenosha....
By Sean Lengell | 10/24/13 07:51 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he doesn't expect the joint House-Senate budget talks to produce a "grand bargain" to end the sequestration automatic spending cuts, calling such a notion "happy talk." "I would hope there would be a grand bargain, but I don't see that happening," Reid,...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/24/13 06:07 PM
When compiling a who's-who list of potential 2016 presidential candidates, look no further than Virginia. There, a coterie of Democratic and Republican hopefuls are trotting out onto the campaign trail for their respective gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken...
By Associated Press | 10/24/13 09:28 AM
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan has called on Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to resign over technical problems plaguing the federal health care exchange.
By Michael Barone | 10/23/13 04:40 PM
Sherlock Holmes famously solved a mystery by noticing the dog that did not bark. In the recent government shutdown/debt ceiling fight, there was a five-letter dog that didn’t bark: T-A-X-E-S.
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