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Congress averts government shutdown, leaving Kevin McCarthy in speakership fight

President Joe Biden delivers remarks from the White House in Washington, DC, on October 1. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images President Joe Biden called on Republicans to keep their word about support…

Government shutdown: US barreling toward deadline

CNN  —  Congress remained on track Friday to trigger a government shutdown, as Speaker Kevin McCarthy suffered another high-profile defeat when the House failed to advance a last-ditch stopgap bill…

Government shutdown could affect service member pay and endanger disaster response, White House warns

CNN  —  The White House issued a stark warning Wednesday that a looming government shutdown could threaten crucial federal programs, blasting “extreme House Republicans” as lawmakers struggle to reach consensus…

To fix government, call in the geeks

Editor’s Note: Jennifer Pahlka is the founder, executive director and board chairwoman of Code for America, a nonprofit organization that provides fellowships for technology experts to work in city government.…

Impeachment and government shutdown threats loom over House’s return

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy returns to Washington this week confronting a twin set of challenges: avoiding a costly government shutdown and addressing growing calls on the right to impeach…

GSA junket a case of government hypocrisy

Editor’s Note: Matt Welch is editor in chief of Reason and co-author of “The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong with America (PublicAffairs).” Story highlights Matt…

Congress poised for messy September as McCarthy races to avoid government shutdown

CNN  —  GOP hardliners in the House are eager to play a game of chicken over the end-of-the-month deadline to fund federal agencies, seeking to force the White House and…