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Budget Congress

Sequester Slamming Shut Windows of Opportunity

Yasmina Vinci | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Yasmina Vinci

The sequester has already done harm to early learning classrooms all across the country. The light which shines on every Head Start children has been obscured. But we cannot watch as sequestration robs more at-risk children of their brighter futures.

Bipartisan Group Comprises 'Apocalypse Caucus'

The Washington Post | David A. Fahrenthold | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

On Capitol Hill, they are the apocalypse caucus. Twenty lawmakers, from both parties, who calculate that the best way to fix government is to act as i...

Jennifer Bendery

Budget Deal Axes Billions For Most Vulnerable | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Congressional leaders unveiled their final budget deal early Tuesday, a $1.049 trillion spending plan that axes billions of dollars fo...

Did GOP Win First Round Of Budget Battle?

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican conservatives were the chief winners in the budget deal that forced Democrats to accept historic spending cuts they strongly ...