But asked about the potential that his approach could spark another shutdown, McConnell said it would be up to the president
But Richard Dean's story doesn't end there. This last November, he was forced out of his office when the government shut
President Barack Obama is slated to speak Wednesday on the deal reached by congressional leaders to reopen the government
Dear Colleagues, I know it looks just terrible for us right now. Our caucus is badly split, we are getting killed in the polls, we have had to drop the demand to defund Obamacare, all the corporate leadership is mad at us for playing roulette with the debt, and there are even some likely primary challenges from mainstream business Republicans to our Tea Party incumbents. But fear not. We may lose a battle, but we will win this war. Why? Barack Obama will save us. He always does. He is effective on the campaign trail but as a legislative negotiator we can usually count on him to snatch defeat out of the jaws of victory. The irony is that all Obama had to do was resist our demands for more budget concessions and we would have had to fold.
Even the Geniuses at the Apple Store can't help President Obama figure out how to get his government back up and running
A White House official says President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House Wednesday for a meeting on the government shutdown.
UPDATE: 11:36 a.m. ET -- In a statement, Boehner spokesman Brendan Buck said the House Speaker had accepted the president's
"We’re better than this," he said. "This Republican shutdown did not have to happen. But I want every American to understand
Obama pledged in his letter to fight for workers' back pay. Thanking them for the "vitally important" work they do every
Asked if that logic extended to the debt ceiling fight that will come in a few weeks' time, he nodded. WASHINGTON -- House
Many of the functions at these agencies will continue, even under a shutdown. NIH, for example, said it plans to continue