President Barack Obama
Obama delivered a speech and met with students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Crown Heights, which was born out of cooperation between the city’s Department of Education, the City University of New York and IBM.
The president said his administration was doing “everything we can possibly do” to get the federally run websites up and running.
Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
Speakers at Miriam Carey’s funeral Tuesday tried to give more insight into the person widely known as the young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier.
Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.
The wake for Miriam Carey will be held Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grace Funeral Chapels. Her funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m.
President Barack Obama said House Speaker John Boehner is preventing a vote on a funding bill because he doesn’t want to anger “extremists” in his party.
Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.
The shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks, museums along the Washington Mall and the U.S. Capitol visitors center.
The White House’s budget office has notified federal agencies that the government is shutting down Tuesday, after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a temporary spending plan.
On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama’s health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.
The countdown to a government shutdown is on, with the deadline just 25 hours away.
Many uninsured New Jersey residents may begin choosing health plans this week, as online insurance changes launch across the country.
In a wide-ranging interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized himself as a “fighter,” who is “willing to mix it up to defend his or her point of view.”
The stage is set for a partial government shutdown Tuesday morning. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers could be furloughed, including many in the Tri-State Area, and services cut unless a last-minute deal is struck.