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1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
Congress is looking to restore some spending to defense and federal agencies ordered cut two years ago, but it needs other ways to offset that.
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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
If we are going to get a deal to replace the sequester, which looks likely, perhaps one key reason may be as follows: This time, the incentives favor Republicans showing they can enter into the basic give and take of governing.
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
When it's Washington and we are talking budgets. The latest deadline about nothing comes up later this week as Rep. PauL Ryan and Patty Murray try to hash out a small-bore deal to replace some of the sequester spending.
The deal to end the government shutdown in October included a new deadline -- come up with a plan to fund the government by December 13 -- or risk another partial government shutdown next month.
Congress raced Monday to meet the deadline for signing up for the District of Columbia's ObamaCare exchange, where most lawmakers and staff will obtain healthcare coverage starting next year.
Prospects dimmed Monday for a quick extension of expiring unemployment benefits as Republican officials said they would not agree to include a renewal in any year-end budget deal.
Heritage Action, the outside political group that worked with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to push House Republicans into last October's shutdown, is ready to do it all over again : Heritage Action released the following statement in response to press reports of a potential budget deal between Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray : "Heritage Action cannot ... (more)
Last week, five days after Black Friday's Walmart strike and the day before a nationwide fast food workers strike , President Obama delivered a speech at the Center for American Progress about economic disparity and low wages.
Director Alexander Payne, from left, and actors Bruce Dern and Will Forte speak at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Editor's note: Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.
Ted Cruz, fearing that Americans would come to support Obamacare, sought to shut down the government to prevent its implementation.
So far, the Republican response to President Obama's historic address on economic inequality has not veered from the predictable clichA©s of Tea Party rhetoric.
While i was resting up, two Democratic U.S. Senators are putting the pressure on Congress regarding Rep. Paul Ryan's budget as budget negotiations are underway.
A minimalist U.S. budget deal that congressional negotiators hope to reach in coming days will do almost nothing to tame rising federal debt, but it could usher in a nearly two-year fiscal truce, minimizing the risk of future funding crises and government shutdowns.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan , R-Wis., left, speaks with Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday Nov. 13, 2013.
It's Nov. 4, just after 11 a.m. The sky is the color of steel, the air hibernal.
David Jolly , one of the three Republicans vying to succeed the late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young , likes to say he's best equipped to serve Pinellas County because as a former aide to Young he already knows how to get things done in Washington.