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CNN's Dana Bash reports on the Senate's struggle to pass the spending bill just in time to avert a government shutdown.
Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray say they've reached a budget deal that will avert a government shutdown in January.
After the government shutdown and debt ceiling debacle, ratings for the GOP and the Tea Party are at historic lows, according to a new national poll. CNN's John King breaks down the numbers.
CNN's John King at the magic wall examines whether or not the shutdown could shake up the majority control in the House.
The shutdown showdown in Washington stole the headlines for over two weeks, but there was plenty of other news going on in the United States and around the world. CNN's Jeanne Moos fills you in.
"The President and his republican critics live in what you might call a parallel political universe."
CNN's John King is at the magic wall to show how the electoral map influenced Wednesday's debt deal vote and how the vote will affect upcoming elections.
The day after the shutdown showdown finally ended, Pres. Obama is trying to refocus his energy on his second term agenda. Will he be able to make progress on issues like immigration reform, a budget agreement, or the farm bill? CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.
CNN's Dana Bash reports on the in-fighting among Congressional Republicans after parts of the GOP helped force the shutdown.
Thousands of North Carolina families who need welfare assistance have had their funds cut by the government shutdown. CNN's René Marsh reports on their hopes for a deal in Congress.
Sen. John McCain and other leaders in the Republican party question the GOP's tactics on the shutdown battle, saying it was a fight the party could never win - and one that may damage them long-term. CNN's Brian Todd reports.