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Speaker blames lack of trust in Obama for stall but advocacy groups say far-right wants to avoid real reform
Is the House speaker willing to risk his political career to push through immigration reform?
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calls him 'quintessential champion of the common good'
Bill moves onto House of Representatives for a second vote before President Obama expected to sign into law
Aides for Senate leaders Reid and McConnell optimistic that they can reach deal, despite House GOP's failure to do so
Even if America puts a band-aid on the budget this week, bigger battles loom large for policymakers
President says he still holds hope for progress in 'the next few hours'
Both sides call meeting productive, but White House says 'no specific determination' for way forward
Hundreds of thousands of workers furloughed while an array of government services have stalled
Jack Lew says it would be 'reckless' and 'dangerous' to let Oct. 17 deadline lapse
The Washington Post and Guardian won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on NSA surveillance programs