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House Defense Bill

House Passes Bill With Harsh New Punishments

AP | DONNA CASSATA and RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638 billion defense bill on Friday that imposes new punishments on members of the arme...

White House Threatens Veto On Defense Bill

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is threatening a veto of the House version of the defense policy bill over limits it places on President Barack Obama's ...

Michael McAuliff

White House Issues Another Veto Threat | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House warned Congress Tuesday that President Barack Obama may be forced to veto a bill authorizing defense spending that the H...

House Defense Bill Funds Programs Pentagon Wanted To Cut

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House panel has unveiled a $608 billion defense spending bill that restores some of the programs the Pentagon wanted to cut next year ...

Dem Senator Finds House Defense Bill Riddled With Earmarks

McClatchy Newspapers | David Goldstein | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans banned earmarks, a top symbol of congressional profligacy, after they won control of the chamber last fall in a wave ...