DC mayor seeks meeting with Obama, congressional leaders on government shutdown
Boehner says he would negotiate with Obama over budget issues, debt limit without conditions
Oklahoma GOP Sen. Jim Inhofe recovering in Tulsa after undergoing emergency quadruple bypass
Price of oil rises to near $104 as third-quarter US corporate earnings season gets under way
Democrats controlling the Senate plan to move quickly toward a vote to allow the government to borrow more money, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown as the time remaining to stop a first-ever default on U.S. obligations ticks by.
Retired Social Security judge accused of scheming with lawyer to award disability benefits
House-passed bill to deliver back pay for furloughed workers slows in Senate