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3 hrs ago | McClatchy
With the clock ticking toward a Dec. 13 deadline to report to Congress, the bipartisan conference committee led by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is weighing a plan that would set spending levels for fiscal 2014 and 2015.
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3 hrs ago | Townhall
In this Congress, the partisan battles surrounding fiscal policy have been fought through a series of "cliffs," "ceilings," and other assorted deadlines.
8 hrs ago | MSNBC
By driving more fuel-efficient cars and by driving fewer miles than they did back before the 2008-09 recession, Americans are starving federal funding for highways and commuter rail and bus systems across the nation.
12 hrs ago | USA Today
Corporate CEOs are growing more optimistic about the economy, and a budget deal in Washington would help push next year's growth higher, according to Business Roundtable survey released Wednesday.
16 hrs ago | Politico
They've been slabs of red meat to the Republican base, but have served little practical purpose, as differences have only deepened with the Democratic Senate.
Michael Walter King is remanded into custody after being sentenced Tuesday in King County Superior Court.
RYAN, MURRAY POTENTIALLY CLOSER TO A BUDGET DEAL . Manu Raju and Jake Sherman report, "The two congressional budget leaders - Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray - are considering a plan that would give relief to some of the domestic and defense programs most burdened by the sequester through 2015 by replacing those cuts with budgetary savings in ... (more)
If Hobby Lobby persuades U.S. Supreme Court justices that it shouldn't have to pay for some forms of birth control because it would violate religious principles, well, the end would be near in terms of women's health care! So say liberals who are wringing their hands over the prospect of Hobby Lobby winning its case.
Eager to find new revenues to fend off automatic spending cuts next month, Republicans are embracing an increase to the so-called Sept.
Leaders of the congressional budget conference are considering a small-scale deal to set spending levels and replace "sequester" cuts for the next two years, Politico reports .
President of Americans for Tax Reform Grover Norquist, right, speaks with editor Brian Kelly and others during a lunch at the U.S. News & World Report offices Monday in Georgetown.
WALL STREET BULLISH ON 2014 - Morgan Stanley joins the drumbeat of Wall Street banks looking for a pick-up in growth next year despite continued headwinds out of Washington.
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Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints from those who've experienced the squishy and smelly sensation of stepping onto a pile of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identify the culprits who don't clean up after their pets.
The budgeteers: Sen. Jeff Sessions , Rep.Paul Ryan , Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Chris Van Hollen Good news from budget negotiating land.
The holiday season is upon us, but a very unhappy new year could await many unless something extraordinary happens: Congress does its job.
Since the end of World War II, more than a dozen high-profile bipartisan panels have been convened to tackle the nation's thorniest fiscal problems.