10/09/2013 1:03pmThe partial government shutdown has halted death benefits to the families of fallen soldiers, but the House has now voted unanimously for legislation that would restore those benefits.
10/09/2013 2:24pmNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he came to Washington to support a friend _ and ended up meeting some new ones.
10/09/2013 3:15pmPresident Barack Obama and lawmakers must rise above their incessant bickering and do more to end the partial government shutdown, according to a poll Wednesday that places the brunt of the blame on Republicans but finds no one standing tall in Washington.
10/09/2013 4:14pmSome businesses say they'll be forced to hire fewer people or cut employee hours to avoid having to offer insurance coverage to workers under the new health care law.
10/09/2013 8:15pmHouse Republican leaders are considering a short-term increase in the U.S. debt limit as a possible way to break the gridlock that threatens the nation with an unprecedented default in as little as a week, officials said Wednesday night.
10/09/2013 8:52pmThe Associated Press-GfK poll on the partial government shutdown and politics was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 3-7. It is based on online interviews of 1,227 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.