budget battle

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner

Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible…


AP Photo/Richard DrewSpecilaist Fabian Caceres works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday

Debt limit overtaking shutdown as US crisis focus

A possible national default loomed closer on Monday as the partial government…


AP Photo/Charles DharapakPresident Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling during a visit to M. Luis Construction

Budget, debt unresolved on shutdown's 3rd day

Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House…


AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhitePointing to a countdown clock

Countdown: GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

Their unity fraying, House Republicans bent but did not blink Monday in…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhitePointing to a countdown clock
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Who'll blink? Dems, GOP in shutdown stare down

With the government teetering on the brink of partial shutdown, congressional Republicans…

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