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Congress averts government shutdown, leaving Kevin McCarthy in speakership fight

President Joe Biden delivers remarks from the White House in Washington, DC, on October 1. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images President Joe Biden called on Republicans to keep their word about support…

Government shutdown: US barreling toward deadline

CNN  —  Congress remained on track Friday to trigger a government shutdown, as Speaker Kevin McCarthy suffered another high-profile defeat when the House failed to advance a last-ditch stopgap bill…

Social Security payments will continue for seniors if the government shuts down

CNN  —  Don’t worry, senior citizens. You’ll still get your Social Security checks if the federal government shuts down next week. It’s looking increasingly likely that Congress will not be…

White House strategy on government funding meets serious test this week

CNN  —  President Joe Biden and his top aides at the White House plan to hammer away at a blunt message as the US government inches closer to a shutdown…

Pentagon determines Ukraine training and support exempt from potential government shutdown

CNN  —  The Pentagon has determined that the training and support of Ukrainian forces is exempt from a potential government shutdown, according to the Defense Department, and will continue even…

Republican Party infighting is driving America toward a government shutdown

CNN  —  The Republican Party’s war on itself has turned its inoperative House majority into a “clown show” and a “dysfunction caucus” and is handing wins to the Chinese Communist…

To fix government, call in the geeks

Editor’s Note: Jennifer Pahlka is the founder, executive director and board chairwoman of Code for America, a nonprofit organization that provides fellowships for technology experts to work in city government.…

GSA junket a case of government hypocrisy

Editor’s Note: Matt Welch is editor in chief of Reason and co-author of “The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong with America (PublicAffairs).” Story highlights Matt…