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  • Republican popularity losing ground to government shutdown

    Republican popularity losing ground to government shutdown
    How low can Congress go? Today’s answer: There’s not much lower they can go. Polls out Wednesday painted a bleak picture of Americans’ views of their federal legislators. Really bleak. In an Associated Press-GfK poll, Congress...
  • Koch Industries deflects blame on government shutdown

    Koch Industries deflects blame on government shutdown
    WASHINGTON - Koch Industries, the multibillion-dollar company led by David and Charles Koch, tried to distance itself Wednesday from any blame for the government shutdown and congressional quagmire. But doing so requires some explaining given the long...
  • GOP plan to extend debt limit raises hope of end to impasse

    GOP plan to extend debt limit raises hope of end to impasse
    WASHINGTON — The federal budget standoff moved toward at least a temporary end Thursday as Speaker John A. Boehner announced that House Republicans would agree to extend the government's borrowing authority for six weeks, setting up late-night...
  • Negotiations spark hope for end to government shutdown

    Negotiations spark hope for end to government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The impasse over government spending gave way Friday to a steady stream of negotiations, as White House officials and Republicans in Congress wrestled over the details of an agreement that would reopen government agencies and avoid a...
  • Government shutdown: Focus in budget talks turns to Senate

    Government shutdown: Focus in budget talks turns to Senate
    WASHINGTON – For the first time since a political impasse shut down the government, the Senate’s top Republican and Democrat have started negotiations to try to resolve the stalemate. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority...
  • Senators express optimism on budget talks, but hard bargaining remains

    Senators express optimism on budget talks, but hard bargaining remains
    WASHINGTON -- Amid discord over how to solve the nation’s fiscal problems, key senators Sunday held out hope that a deal can be struck before Thursday’s deadline to raise the debt ceiling, after which the federal government, already hobbled by...
  • Senate leaders launch shutdown talks; GOP, White House at impasse

    Senate leaders launch shutdown talks; GOP, White House at impasse
    WASHINGTON — As talks over how to end the government shutdown and avert a default on the debt collapsed Saturday between House Republicans and the White House, the Senate's top leaders launched their own negotiations to find a last-ditch compromise,...
  • Government shutdown talks hit snag in Senate

    Government shutdown talks hit snag in Senate
    WASHINGTON – Talks in the Senate aimed at resolving the crisis over the federal budget hit a setback Sunday as Democrats, emboldened by GOP disarray, pushed their advantage, leading Republicans to warn against efforts to “humiliate”...
  • Victorville-to-Vegas bullet-train plan imperiled by U.S. loan denial

    Victorville-to-Vegas bullet-train plan imperiled by U.S. loan denial
    Federal transportation officials have halted their consideration of a $5.5-billion government loan to a private company that has planned for years to build a high-speed train between Victorville and Las Vegas. The decision represents a major setback for...
  • Senators 'getting closer' to budget deal, Reid says

    Senators 'getting closer' to budget deal, Reid says
    WASHINGTON -- Senators edged closer to a budget deal Monday as the top four congressional leaders were called to an afternoon meeting at the White House. “We’re getting closer. We’re working on it,” Senate Majority Leader Harry...
  • Senate leaders close in on a budget deal

    Senate leaders close in on a budget deal
    WASHINGTON -- Swift-moving negotiations Monday in the Senate led to an outline of a budget deal as leaders moved to prevent a potentially catastrophic debt default and end the damage done by the two-week government shutdown that has dismayed Americans...