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Apologies then excuses

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Healthcare | Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius goes before lawmakers to defend Obamacare

Storming the memorials

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | Angry veterans descend on Washington Sunday to tear down shutdown barricades and take part in the Million Veterans March

Shutdown saga heads into another weekend

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | President Obama’s meeting with Republican senators on Friday gets mixed reviews

Dysfunctional government starts at the top

By D.C. Innes
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Government | Leading Congress is like herding cats. As we move from gridlock to impasse to legislative roadblock in Washington, we’re all wondering if yellow dogs…

Shutdown saga continues

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | As the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend, Catholics in the military may have to miss Mass

Ceiling dealings

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | Early October budget battle is a preview of bigger fight over the debt limit

Could the Republicans’ ‘piecemeal approach’ work?

By Timothy Lamer
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Government | A question yesterday from CNN reporter Dana Bash clearly got under the skin of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., during a press conference about the…

Shutdown enters day three

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Government | Republicans vote to open parts of government while Democrats try to close places not even funded by government.

Clock runs out in Washington

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | The federal government shuts down as Republicans in the House and Democrats in the Senate stand firm in the Obamacare funding battle

Funding hot potato goes back to House

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Republicans must now decide whether to drop it or risk getting burned

Was Ted Cruz wasting time?

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | “A big waste of time,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tweeted about Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour speech. ( The Washington Post has posted the transcript.) I…

Shutdown showdown letdown

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Effort to defund Obamacare while funding the government is losing traction among most Senate Republicans

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