/ Oct 2, 2013

GOP disappoints big-business backers


In 2010 and again in 2012, companies on Main Street and Wall Street did just about everything they could to help Republicans win elected office in Washington. But this week, many of those Republicans ignored pleas from corporate America and let the government shut down, ...

World perplexed by U.S. shutdown

/ Oct 1, 2013

World perplexed by U.S. shutdown

As the U.S. government creaked toward a shutdown Monday, the world looked on with a little anxiety and a lot of dismay, and some people had trouble suppressing smirks. "To be honest, people are making a lot of jokes," said Justice Malala, a political commentator ...