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  • Congressional panel closes in on a possible budget compromise

    Congressional panel closes in on a possible budget compromise
    WASHINGTON — Budget negotiators who are racing to prevent another government shutdown in the new year are close to a mini-deal that could go to the House for a vote as soon as next week. The contours of the agreement being crafted by Republican...
  • Scrap the budget circus in Washington

     Scrap the budget circus in Washington
    As Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) work toward yet another makeshift budget deal, they should do us all a favor and instead just scrap the congressional budget process....
  • Compromise taking shape to avoid another government shutdown

    Compromise taking shape to avoid another government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The contours of a mini-deal to avert another government shutdown emerged Wednesday, a rare glimmer of bipartisanship in a Congress noted for division and dysfunction. Crafted by Republican Rep. Paul D. Ryan, the party's former vice...
  • Congressional budget negotiators reach a deal

    Congressional budget negotiators reach a deal
    WASHINGTON – Congressional negotiators reached a budget deal Tuesday that would end the possibility of another government shutdown for the next two years. But the agreement faced strong opposition from conservative groups that could jeopardize its...
  • Bipartisan deal aims for common ground, avoids intractable details

    Bipartisan deal aims for common ground, avoids intractable details
    The new congressional budget deal, as announced Tuesday evening by Republican Rep. Paul D. Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, was light on fiscal details and big on buzzwords that have not exactly carried the day in Washington recently: Compromise....
  • Washington lives down to expectations, expects vast praise

    Washington lives down to expectations, expects vast praise
    Parents of small children and owners of dogs know that if they set low expectations for their charges, they'll end up with underachievers. American voters can see that phenomenon in action in the budget deal worked out by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen....
  • Federal budget deal faces test in House

    Federal budget deal faces test in House
    WASHINGTON — Congressional budget negotiators reached a hard-fought deal Tuesday aimed at avoiding another government shutdown, agreeing on a plan that would restore some money to programs hit by impending across-the-board cuts but trim spending...
  • The best budget deal a polarized Congress could make

     The best budget deal a polarized Congress could make
    After the ineptitude and intransigence on display in October's government shutdown, congressional leaders had nowhere to go but up. And so they have, modestly. Top members of the House and Senate budget committees struck a deal this week that would set...
  • House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups

    House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups
    WASHINGTON — In an uncharacteristically forceful tone, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday lambasted the conservative advocacy groups that helped bring his party to power, saying their opposition to a bipartisan budget proposal amounted to an...
  • Boehner slams conservative groups lining up against budget deal

    Boehner slams conservative groups lining up against budget deal
    WASHINGTON — House Speaker John A. Boehner delivered an uncharacteristically forceful response to conservative groups lining up against the budget compromise announced Tuesday, accusing them of “using” people to advance their own goals...
  • Budget deal rolls through the House

    Budget deal rolls through the House
    WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved a budget deal Thursday designed to avert another government shutdown, a rare bipartisan accord that breaks with the tea-party-driven cycle of brinkmanship and could signal a new era of political...