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House Poised To Pass Government Funding Bill, Avert Shutdown

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The House has passed a short-term spending bill that keeps the government running for six weeks an...

Sam Stein

GOP Leadership: White House Has Rejected Emergency One-Week Funding Measure | Sam Stein | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional GOP leaders said on Tuesday that the Obama administration has informed them that it will oppose a last-ditch stopgap fundi...

Sam Stein

Government Shutdown Floated As Negotiating Tactic | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- High-stakes negotiations over a short-term stopgap to keep the government from shutting down stalled on Wednesday, as neither Republican...

Sam Stein

GOP Rep On How Congress Will Avoid A Government Shutdown | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) acknowledged the obvious on Sunday: The resolution he and his colleagues passed Saturday...

Something to Chu On

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

To be sure, the nomination of Steven Chu -- like almost all of the Obama appointments -- represents a striking and hopeful departure from the approach we've seen under President Bush.

Aid-Seeking I-Banks Turn To... New Jersey?

New York Times | Landon Thomas, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First hard-pressed Wall Street banks turned to rich foreign governments for help. Now, they are seeking aid from the likes of New Jersey and big mutua...