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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and the Democrats in the US Senate have broken the law for four years by not passing a budget. This is the height of criminal gross negligence as US debt passes $16.5 trillion and approaches $17 trillion, as 46 cents of...
Tags: Harry Reid, Budgets and Budgeting, Politics, Elections
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting on the Senate's first budget since President Barack Obama took office, a Democratic-led panel is moving toward party-line approval of a fiscal blueprint that would trim the budget deficit while protecting safety net programs...
Tags: Tom Cole, U.S. Congress, Medicare, Health Insurance, Elections
In case anyone has missed the dueling budget proposals out this week from Rep. Paul Ryan on the Republican side and Sen. Patty Murray for the Democrats, don't fret. You could easily have slept through the last four months and missed nothing. They are...
Republicans and Democrats introduced rival 10-year budget plans Tuesday. Republicans said their plan, again drafted by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, would balance the budget in a decade, in part by cutting spending on Medicare and Medicaid and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit will drop below $1 trillion for the first time in President Barack Obama's tenure in office, a new report said Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office analysis said the government will run a $845...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an earlier era, a move like the one engineered by House GOP leaders to pass a "no budget, no pay" measure probably would have been stopped in its tracks. But with Congress' approval ratings in the gutter, House lawmakers...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has introduced a bill that would make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state. While the bill has little chance of passing, the introduction shows that Carper is taking up the cause of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With tacit support from President Barack Obama, House Republicans were moving Wednesday to try to defuse a potential debt crisis with legislation to prevent an economy-rattling fiscal crisis for at least four months. The GOP...
On the face of it, few things carry a more apt name than today's lame duck Congress. Indeed, how lame is it that after two years of raw partisanship and paralyzing inactivity, we believe two legislative bodies that haven't agreed on what day it is...
Farm and Food FileOn the face of it, few things carry a more apt name than today’s “lame duck” Congress. Indeed, how lame is it that after two years of raw partisanship and paralyzing inactivity, we believe two legislative bodies that haven’t...
Q13 Fox News political analystAs the so-called U.S. “fiscal cliff” approaches, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is taking a hard line, insisting that Republicans agree to tax increases as part of any deal. “It’s time for the wealthiest Americans to pay their...
Democrat Rep. Joe Donnelly beat Richard Mourdock to win the open U.S. Senate seat for Indiana, projects Fox59. The race attracted national attention, first for the defeat of sitting Sen. Richard Lugar in the GOP primary and then when Mourdock said...
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