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  • Obama cancels Asia trip, citing government shutdown

    Obama cancels Asia trip, citing government shutdown
    President Obama has canceled his long-planned trip to Southeast Asia because of the government shutdown, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday night. The president was scheduled to leave Saturday to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...
  • President Obama cancels trip to Southeast Asia

    President Obama cancels trip to Southeast Asia
    WASHINGTON - President Obama canceled a long-planned trip to attend economic and security summits in Southeast Asia because of the government shutdown, the White House said Thursday night, the latest casualty of the political impasse in Washington....
  • Despite canceled trip, Obama 'committed' to U.S. pivot toward Asia

    Despite canceled trip, Obama 'committed' to U.S. pivot toward Asia
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama pushed his staff for several days this week to keep a long-planned trip to Southeast Asia on his schedule, even after advisors concluded he could not leave the country with the government in shutdown mode. But with dozens...
  • Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government

    Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government
    WASHINGTON -- After a taking the weekend off, President Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a...
  • White House: Death benefits for military families 'to be fixed today'

    White House: Death benefits for military families 'to be fixed today'
    WASHINGTON – President Obama is ordering his administration to restart payment of death benefits to the families of fallen military personnel despite the government shutdown, the White House said Wednesday. Obama was “not pleased” to...
  • Government shutdown: Charity will pay military death benefits

    Government shutdown: Charity will pay military death benefits
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and Congress scrambled Wednesday to restore full military death benefits for families to quell a growing controversy as the federal government shutdown delayed assistance even to families of those who have given their lives...
  • U.S. to partially suspend military aid to Egypt

    U.S. to partially suspend military aid to Egypt
    WASHINGTON -- Three months after President Obama ordered a review of U.S. aid to Egypt following a military coup there, the White House appears to have settled on a middle ground: maintaining key assistance for security and counter-terrorism efforts while...
  • Live blog: Wrangling over debt limit amid government shutdown

    Live blog: Wrangling over debt limit amid government shutdown
    After more than a week of relative inaction, House Republicans have readied a proposal to temporarily extend the imminent debt ceiling, which they will bring to the table later today during a meeting at the White House with President Obama. House...
  • White House says Obama would sign short-term debt limit bill

    White House says Obama would sign short-term debt limit bill
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama likely would sign legislation allowing the government to continue borrowing to cover obligations in the short term, even if it is not coupled with a measure reopening the government, a White House spokesman said Thursday....
  • President Obama signs bill to restore military death benefits

    President Obama signs bill to restore military death benefits
    WASHINGTON – The Senate┬ásent to the White House┬álegislation that would restart death benefits for families of military members who die on active duty, and the president signed the bill Thursday night even though his spokesman had said it was not...
  • 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...