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Sam Stein

Shutdown Trickle-Down Expands Across The Country | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oct. 1 was not Natalia Otero's best day on the job. As executive director of DC Safe, a nonprofit that provides emergency services a...

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...

Sam Stein

Obama Allies Struggle To Defend Spending Freeze | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some of President Obama's strongest allies in the labor world and the Democratic community struggled on Tuesday to defend his plan to implement a thre...

Sam Stein

Obama To Propose Major Spending Freeze Saving $250 Billion | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama will propose a three-year freeze in discretionary, "non-security" spending as part of a budget he will unveil one week from now...