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Budget Negotiations

Republican Budget Plan Would Cost NYC $94 Billion: Weiner

Posted 06.06.2011 | New York

As the nation braces for a possible government shutdown, Rep. Anthony Weiner warned New Yorkers of what he views as another serious danger looming on ...

WATCH: HuffPost's Ryan Grim Discusses Possible Government Shutdown On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim spoke to MSNBC's Cenk Uygur about the possibility of a government shutdown and the GOP's proposed budget cuts. Grim e...

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses The Budget Showdown On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman joined Richard Wolffe Monday night on MSNBC's 'Hardball' to discuss the ongoing federal budget negotiations. "...

Why Republicans Persist in Demanding the Elimination of 700,000 Jobs

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Republicans thought that the budget debate would give them the high political ground. That's why they were willing to go so far out on an extremist precipice. Now the political ground is beginning to crumble -- and it's a long way down.

Sam Stein

Progressive And Labor Leaders To Fast In Protest Of Budget Cuts | Sam Stein | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top labor and progressive leaders will fast this coming weekend in a late-stage effort to call attention to the inequity of the sharp cu...

WATCH: Howard Fineman Talks Government Funding Negotiations On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Thursday night on 'The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss government funding negotiations and the possib...

Senate Republicans Seek To Mandate Balanced Budget

Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - All 47 Senate Republicans, seeking fiscal discipline in big-spending Washington, proposed on Thursday an amendment to the Constitution tha...

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses Government Budget Negotiations On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared Wednesday night on 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss the ongoing budget talks in Congress an...

Elise Foley

Freshman Republicans To Protest At Senate Over Shutdown | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With nine days remaining until government funding expires, House Republican freshmen announced today they plan to rally on the steps of ...

Sam Stein

Cantor Debuts Bill That Would Make GOP Budget Law Of Land Should Shutdown Become Imminent | Sam Stein | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will introduce legislation, likely by the end of this week, that would make it so that if Congress is unable to come t...