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Looming Cuts Make Workers Anxious Miles Away From Washington

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

KITTERY, Maine -- They don't care which side caused Washington's latest crisis. Five hundred miles from Capitol Hill, the men and women of the Portsm...

Obama Hopes For Big Deal Amid Blown Deadline

Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A fiscal deadline all but blown, President Barack Obama says he once again wants to seek a big...

Boehner Doc Throws Cold Water On Talking Point

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

With deep sequestration cuts just days away, Congress is on vacation....

GOP Lawmakers Offer Alternative To 'Dire Straits'

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A group of GOP lawmakers from House and Senate on Wednesday offered a plan to cut the federal workforce and use the savings to repl...

Budget-Slashing Super Committee Holding Meetings In Secret

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Throughout the day on Tuesday, a smattering of political reporters leaned up against walls in the basement of the Capitol Visitors Center. Inside room...