WASHINGTON, Oct 16- President Barack Obama emerged bruised but victorious from the latest budget war on Wednesday and said there was much work to do in a deeply divided Washington to win back the trust of the American people.
WASHINGTON, Oct 16- U.S. House of Representatives leaders have not yet decided on whether their chamber or the Senate would vote first on a measure to raise the country's debt limit and reopen the federal government, according to a senior Republican and a Capitol Hill aide.
WASHINGTON, Oct 5- The Pentagon said on Saturday it would recall most of the roughly 400,000 civilian Defense Department employees sent home during the government shutdown, in a move that could greatly lessen the impact of the shutdown on America's armed forces.
*After day of discord, no action in Senate until Monday afternoon. WASHINGTON, Sept 29- With a deadline to avert a federal government shutdown fast approaching, the U.S. Capitol was eerily quiet on Sunday as Republicans and Democrats waited for the other side to blink first and break the impasse over funding.
*No action in Senate until Monday afternoon. WASHINGTON, Sept 29- With just a day to go before a midnight Monday deadline to avoid a federal government shutdown, the U.S. Capitol building was eerily quiet on Sunday, with meeting rooms locked and no lawmakers to be found inside.
WASHINGTON, Aug 22- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, struggling to ease Republican divisions over how to fight "Obamacare," vowed on Thursday to try to erode the healthcare law, but stopped short of weighing in on a push to deny it funding.
WASHINGTON-- House Speaker John Boehner bought stock in two health care companies this year, while third-ranking House Republican Kevin McCarthy bought and sold Apple stock within a few days. The initial disclosures for members of Congress were posted Monday on the Internet. Congress passed the law as part of an effort to repair its sagging public image.