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House hard-liners stand united in budget showdown

10/04/2013 1:39pm
Freshman Rep. Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma is one of the hard-line House conservatives demanding concessions from President Barack Obama on his health care law in exchange for ending the federal government shutdown.

American Legion: Lawmakers using veterans as pawns

10/04/2013 3:04pm
Officials at the American Legion are accusing the White House and members of Congress of using veterans in their efforts to win over the public during a partial government shutdown _ and ask that they stop and get a deal done.