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Jennifer Bendery

Reid Announces Deal To End FAA Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Thursday that lawmakers have reached a deal to end the partial shutdown of the Fede...

Political Gamesmanship Comes At Sky-High Price

AP/The Huffington Post | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) WASHINGTON -- On the surface, the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is about whether to cut $16 million...

FAA Shutdown To Continue In Partisan Standoff

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government is likely to lose more than $1 billion in airline ticket taxes because lawmakers have left town for a month without ...

Democratic Senators To Offer Plan To End FAA Shutdown

Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

(AP) -- Senate Democrats will offer a plan to end the shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration that includes cuts in air service subsidies to s...

The Other Political Standoff That's Costing The Country Big Time

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers dug in Tuesday for what is shaping up to be a protracted fight over legislation necessary to end a partial shutdown of th...

FAA Shutdown Has Lawmakers Trading Blame Over Airport Project Halts

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House and Senate leaders exchanged blame Monday for the legislative stalemate that precipitated a partial shutdown of the Federal A...

FAA Shutdown Looks Increasingly Likely

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Portions of the Federal Aviation Administration will shut down at midnight – putting nearly 4,000 people temporarily out of w...

FAA Shutdown Would Cost Government $200 Million A Week

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government will lose about $200 million a week in airline ticket taxes and $2.5 billion in airport construction projects will c...

FAA Shutdown Looms In House-Senate Showdown

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House moved Wednesday toward a showdown with the Senate that could result in a shutdown of portions of the Federal Aviation Adm...

FAA Shutdown At Stake In House, Senate Clash

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A quarrel between the House and Senate over union organizing by airline and railroad workers could lead to a shutdown of the Federa...

GOP Bill Destroys Jobs; Offers Disturbing Standards for Workers' Voting Rights

Rep. Jim McGovern | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim McGovern

Two weeks ago it was cutting off funding for NPR. Yesterday it was private school vouchers in Washington, D.C. But today's FAA Reauthorization bill is even worse because it actually destroys jobs.