The big news of the day is that Senator Ted Cruz is officially running for president. Not setting up an exploratory committee or any of that perfunctory foreplay, but actually running. 1,044 more words
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DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined across party lines to try to derail government shutdowns.
The Shutdown Accountability Resolution that Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner introduced Thursday would, in the event of one or more government agencies stopping work because lawmakers refused funding, establish rules designed to ensure that senators are at least in the same place. 374 more words
Fox: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday that the Republican-controlled Congress won’t shut down the federal government or allow it to default as the Treasury Department quickly approaches its so-called “debt ceiling.” “I made it clear after November that we won’t shut down the government or default on debt,” the Kentucky Republican told CBS’ Face the Nation.” 21 more words