Opinion: Did the shutdown influence donations?

By: KALEB CARTER  /   Category: Opinion / Recent News   /   No Comments
22
Oct
2013

For the first time in 2013, the Democratic National Committee has outraised the Republican National Committee in monthly fundraising.

Heated discourse leading up to the government shutdown may have been a contributing factor to both parties amping it up in fundraising, with the RNC picking up $7.1 million compared to 7.4 from the DNC.

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17
Oct
2013

Last night at approximately 10:15 pm, the result of a vote in the House of Representatives was announced.

The national government had been shut down for over two weeks. Thousands of government employees were furloughed, national parks and monuments were fenced off, and in Washington, neither Democrats nor Republicans were very willing to reach.

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Ohio feels effects of government shutdown

By: Luke Torrance  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
07
Oct
2013

Sometimes it is hard to see how the national government affects the lives of its citizens, especially on a day-to-day basis. But it wasn’t hard to see the effects of the national government shutdown, which has now lasted for nearly a week. The effects ranged from trivial - such as one Ohio middle school.

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03
Sep
2013

On Saturday, President Barack Obama seemed to solidify his position of straightforward action in Syria.

But does Obama have the power to call directly for military strikes against the Bashar Al-Assad regime? The Constitution vests in Congress the power to declare war. But does this mean that Congress must consent to military strikes? Obama.

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Experts Predict Summer Decline in Oil Prices

By: BRIAN PETERS  /   Category: Recent News   /   No Comments
10
May
2011

After oil companies have made high profits during the first quarter of 2011, prices are expected to drop as much as 50 cents at the pump in the summer. The cyclical nature of fluctuating gas prices is in full effect this year, with the price at the pump reaching the $4 per gallon threshold that eventually.

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11
Apr
2011

Over the weekend, Republican and Democratic leadership struck a deal to keep the government funded through the year, avoiding a government shutdown in the process. It has been a grueling process for both sides that went down to the wire, with the original stopgap bill set to expire Saturday. The bill has $38.5 billion in.

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President Barack Obama works on his statement concerning the situation in Libya with, from left, Chief of Staff Bill Daley, National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communication Ben Rhodes, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 19, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
29
Mar
2011

President Barack Obama addressed the nation Tuesday evening in order to clarify his position on the United States’ military intervention in Libya, marking the first time since military operations began nine days ago that Obama has spoke about the conflict.   Obama delivered the speech from the National Defense University in Washington, DC, and used the.

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Still No Budget Compromise

By: FRANK BUMB  /   Category: Recent News   /   No Comments
09
Mar
2011

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican House Speaker John Boehner continue to fight over 2012 budget proposals while President Barack Obama watches, but refuses to enter the fray.   Last Friday Reid introduced a budget proposal, saying “s careful as we must be not to waste the American people’s money, we must be.

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07
Mar
2011

Good news came from the economic sector last week as the February economic report shows continued signs of economic growth. The reports released late last week show the overall level of unemployment in the United States fell to 8.9 percent and 192,000 jobs were added to the economy. It also drew a substantially different picture than the.

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01
Mar
2011

A temporary agreement has been reached between members of the House and Senate fund the federal government for the next two weeks in order to avoid a government shutdown. With current funding set to expire on Friday, the House voted 335-91 on Tuesday to extend that deadline to March 18. Tuesday afternoon Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

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