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Jumping On The Cromnibus

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Yes, apparently that's a new word now: "cromnibus." Now, some, editorially-speaking, have been insisting on "CRomnibus" or "Cromnibus," but for the time being here, we've decided that it doesn't qualify for proper-name status in any way.

A Discharge Petition Will End This Nonsense... And Then, the New Nonsense Begins

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

There is nothing "sober" about shutting down government depriving soldiers, veterans, elderly, children, researchers and so forth of needed services. There is nothing "sober" about even using the word "default," much less teetering on the brink of it.

Luke Johnson

GOP Rep. Sees Path Out Of A Shutdown | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While most House Republicans walked out of a meeting Saturday boasting that a new measure linking an Obamacare delay to funding the gove...

Arthur Delaney

Government Shutdown Is Bad News For Women, Infants | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An increasingly likely government shutdown won't affect most of the federal government's safety net, like retirement and health insuranc...

Popcorn Preview: Mademoiselle C

Leslie Sisman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Mademoiselle C (2013) Cast includes: Carine Roitfeld, Tom Ford, Donatella Versace, Karl Lagerfeld Director: Fabien Constant (The Vogue Paris Fas...

House Voting On Obamacare Measure

Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the House are moving to ship to the Senate a measure that would preve...

GOP-Backed Amendment Limiting Key Research Funding Passes

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

A measure limiting National Science Foundation funding for political science research projects passed the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, quietly dealing a ...

Zach Carter

House And Senate Republicans Diverge On Tax Deal With Obama | Zach Carter | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sharp differences emerged on Sunday between House and Senate Republicans over the prospect for a budget deal with President Barack Obama...

Zach Carter

Republicans Cut Defunct Agency (Again) In New Budget Measure | Zach Carter | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new short-term budget bill introduced on Monday by House Republicans includes a bizarre provision banning federal funding to anti-pove...

Jennifer Bendery

Louie Gohmert 'Brokenhearted' Over His Party's Failure | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) threw his party under the bus on Friday for failing to cut government spending in the past two years -- a v...

Welling Court: A New York Mural Block Party Like No Other

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The community mural: A time honored urban tradition rooted in local flavors and tastes. Every major city and many small towns have them and most peopl...

PHOTOS: And The Name Of Carine's New Mag Is...

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We've been tracking the developments of ex-French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld's rumored new magazine for months now. What would she call it? What wou...

PHOTOS: And The Name Of Carine's New Mag Is...

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 04.09.2012 | Style

We've been tracking the developments of ex-French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld's rumored new magazine for months now. What would she call it? What wou...

Elise Foley

Senate Turns To Plan B On Funding Government | Elise Foley | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a stopgap funding bill Monday to keep the government running, ending a weeklong battle over disaster aid that has turn...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Settle On Solyndra Language To Pass CR | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After an embarrassing failed vote on Wednesday, House Republican leaders have settled on plan B for passing a resolution to keep the gov...

Jennifer Bendery

Government Shutdown Looms As House Rejects Short-Term Budget Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House on Wednesday failed to pass legislation to keep the government funded past next week, a major defeat for Speaker John Boehner ...

Elise Foley

House Democrats Vow To Vote Against Stopgap Spending Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are being urged to vote against a bill on Wednesday to continue funding the government, putting it one step closer to a ...

Elise Foley

Pelosi: 'I Feel No Responsibility' To Pass Budget Deal | Elise Foley | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, said on Thursday she feels no obligation to pass the bill to fund govern...

Public Cut Out of Budget Negotiations

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

A very small number of political leaders have ended up with startling control over the country's priorities, and the public has been left piecing together what is happening well after it's been decided.

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 ...

Lucia Graves

Religious Leaders Go On Hunger Strike Over GOP Budget Cuts | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress' negotiations over a resolution to keep the government funded devolve, exasperated religious leaders on Monday said the deep...

Sam Stein

Government Funding Talks Descending Into Widespread Recriminations | Sam Stein | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

Negotiations over a resolution to keep the government funded until the fall have devolved into recriminations, with Senate Democrats arguing that Hous...

Elise Foley

Paul Ryan: Government Shutdown 'Sounds Worse Than It Probably Is' | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A government shutdown is still possible when the current three-week federal funding bill runs out, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wi...

Zach Carter

Top Republican: 'Senate May Approve' Elizabeth Warren For CFPB | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Republican broke with what he called "conventional wisdom" Tuesday morning, saying that consumer watchdog Elizabeth Warren is "ver...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Dismisses Report That GOP Plan Would Cause Job Loss | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two weeks after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) dismissed a question about the possibility of the lower chamber's spending bill kill...