House Speaker John Boehner will have trouble winning the next fight after the way he lost this one.
In some ways, the U.S. government began to reopen almost as soon as it shut down.
In an America full of irresolution, one certainty: The immigration situation will be worse a year from now.
Airports serving Ohio State University and the headquarters of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. joined a legal offensive aimed at stopping the U.S. from shutting air traffic control operations as part of government-wide spending cuts.
John Edwards campaigned for president with a tale of “two Americas,” one rich, one poor, and vowed to bridge them.
President Barack Obama told lawmakers in February that automatic federal budget cuts would be a “self-inflicted wound” on the U.S. economy.
The spending bill Congress passed shows $1.2 trillion in budget cuts that weren’t supposed to happen are now part of the political landscape.
President Barack Obama signed into law a catchall government-funding bill that ends the 2013 budget fight and locks in $85 billion in spending cuts he opposes.
Republican governors are in retreat over undocumented immigrants.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev came to Silicon Valley with a goal: convince investors that his country is a safe place to put their money and resources.
"It will be hard for him to cut deals because no one believes he can deliver votes anymore."
- Darrell West on Oct 16, 2013