budget battle

OCare Contraception Mandate Deal Coming?

Susan Crabtree, Washington Examiner

House Repubs' latest proposal to raise the debt limit and end the shutdown could start another budget fight over Obamacare’s contraception mandate, which requires employers to provide insurance that covers birth control.

Are Boehner and McConnell Ready for an “All or Nothing” Battle?

Speaker of the House John Boehner and Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell must recognize that if they cave-in completely and give Obama everything he wants then that’s the end of their leadership, and perhaps the end of the Republican Party as well.

What Shutdown? D's Party at Hillary's

Leslie Larson, New York Daily News

Hillary Clinton didn't let the shutdown get in the way of a good party Monday night, inviting Dem darlings to her DC mansion for a fundraiser for Terry McAuliffe.