Neither side softening before meeting

The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from informational websites, to na…

Health insurance markets open

The online insurance marketplaces at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are showing signs of trouble handling the vo…

Under fire, 'Obamacare' going live

President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and budget brinkmanship. Now the ultim…

GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

Compromise elusive, Republicans and Democrats engaged in finger-pointing Monday just hours before the first government shutdown in 17 years,…