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Senate Reaches Bipartisan Deal to End Gov’t Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling

It may have taken more than two weeks, but the government finally looks set to reopen. At least until early 2014, that is.

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Obama On Washington Inaction: ‘Buck Stops With Me’

President Barack Obama says that when it comes to Washington's lack of action on big issues, "the buck stops with me."

But Obama also criticizes Republicans for focusing on issues that would be bad for the economy, like shutting down the government in order to defund "Obamacare" or not raising the nation's borrowing limit

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TSM - Edward Markey (R) joins Mayor Mitchell and Rep's Antonio Cabral and Robert Koczera in Downtown New Bedford
TSM - Edward Markey (R) joins Mayor Mitchell and Rep's Antonio Cabral and Robert Koczera in Downtown New Bedford

Markey Campaigns In New Bedford, Denies Taking Southcoast Voters For Granted

Mass. Congressman and Senate candidate Ed Markey says he's campaigned many times in New Bedford since announcing his candidacy, and is not taking Southcoast voters for  granted. 

Markey stopped in New Bedford Thursday , after ignoring an invitation to join Republican Gabriel Gomez Wednesday night at a UMass Dartmouth forum

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Bridge Connecting United States and Canada Collapses in Washington State

While the East Coast was settling in for the night, a major bridge collapse happened in Seattle, WA that sent multiple vehicles into the Skagit River. 

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Patrick: Sequestration Could Cost Mass. “Hundreds Of Millions”

Gov. Deval Patrick says automatic federal spending cuts could potentially cost Massachusetts hundreds of millions of dollars, and he's putting the blame squarely on Republicans for the failure to reach a deal.

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Washington Puts Fiscal Cliff On Hold, Takes A Break

As employers, my wife and I have had applicants first ask about 'smoke breaks', holidays and what day of the week payday is before asking ANYTHING about the job!

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Elizabeth Warren Attends Orientation In Washington

U.S. Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will meet with the Massachusetts congressional delegation today as she continues her orientation as a freshman lawmaker in the nation's capital. 

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