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Obama signs short-term funding bill into law

President Barack Obama early Wednesday signed into law a stopgap measure to fund the US government through November 18 after US lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the bill. The US House of Representatives passed the measure on Tuesday by a 352-66 vote, sending it to the White House with plenty of time to avert a partial government shutdown. The White…

Congress passes short-term funding bill

WASHINGTON — US lawmakers on Tuesday approved a stopgap measure to fund the US government through November 18, sending the bill to President Barack Obama to sign into law. The US House of Representatives passed the measure by a lopsided 352-66 vote, sending it to the White House with plenty…

Exclusive: Gov’t shutdown will help Obama politically, former Clinton aide says

WASHINGTON – A former aide in the Clinton White House tells Raw Story the politics of a government shutdown will be good for President Barack Obama, and warns that the nature of today’s Republican caucus will make negotiations more difficult. Progressive strategist Mike Lux served as Special Assistant to the…

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