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Who knew? Shutdown casualties shatter stereotypes

10/03/2013 1:10am
Taking out a mortgage. Getting married in a park. Going for a fall foliage drive. Cashing a check.

Rep. Duffy of Wisconsin assaulted outside Capitol

10/03/2013 12:05pm
A stranger screamed at and grabbed U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, who has been a vocal advocate for delaying the rollout of the federal health care law, as he walked to the Capitol to vote on legislation, his office said Thursday. He wasn't harmed.

Bill on special visas for Iraqis heads to Obama

10/03/2013 12:09pm
A measure to provide special visas for Iraqis who risked their lives to help the United States is heading to President Barack Obama.

Obama, Dems mock GOP lawmaker's budget remark

10/03/2013 12:31pm
Indiana GOP Rep. Marlin Stutzman said he wanted respect in the budget standoff. Instead, he got ridicule from President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats.

Montana Democrats get US Senate candidate

10/03/2013 4:56pm
Montana Lt. Gov. John Walsh said Thursday that his limited political experience will aid his run for the U.S. Senate, announcing a bid that gives Democrats hope for retaining a seat they have held for decades.

Budget, debt unresolved on shutdown's 3rd day

10/03/2013 8:35pm
Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown over the nation's line of credit. The president canceled a trip to Asia to remain in the capital as the Treasury warned of calamitous results if Congress fails to raise the debt limit.

Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

10/03/2013 11:28pm
A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child was unhurt.