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Senate Budget Deal

Sabrina Siddiqui

Budget Deal Clears Major Hurdle In Senate | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States Senate advanced a budget compromise Tuesday that provides modest relief to across-the-board spending cuts and prevents...

Senate Approval Of Budget Deal Likely This Week

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

* Conservatives lack votes to block fiscal measure * Procedural vote set for Tuesday * Final passage expected by Wednesd...

Dem Senator Says Budget Deal Still Short Of Votes To Pass

Reuters | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Senate Democrats are still short of the votes needed to pass a budget deal that would avoid a government shutdown in...

Senate Tries To Pick Up After House Fail

Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Senate leaders are optimistic about forging an eleventh-hour bipartisan deal preventing a possibl...

Michael McAuliff

A Deal Takes Shape As Republican Laments '2 Months Blown' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Whatever deal emerges from overnight negotiations in the Senate, Republican lawmakers said they weren't sure it could pass quickly enoug...

Four Myths About the "Deal" -- and Four Ways It Can Hurt You

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Today we're watching the end of a brief manufactured crisis and the beginning of a long national nightmare. There's nothing to celebrate unless you're either an economic right-winger or very wealthy -- or both.

Michael McAuliff

Top Negotiators Within Inches Of Budget Deal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top negotiators are within inches of cutting a deal that would keep the government running. The last major obstacle to compromise is...