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Senate Budget Vote

Sabrina Siddiqui

Budget Deal Clears Major Hurdle In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Reid Hopes To Speed Senate Consideration On Budget

AP | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he'll meet with his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell to discuss whether they can spee...

Senate Narrowly Passes Budget

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget for next year that embraces nearly $1 tril...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Senator Fights Corporate Tax Giveaways

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) pressed Congress Friday to eliminate tax breaks and loopholes benefitting NASCAR, Hollywood and other special ...

Jennifer Bendery

Government Shutdown Looms After Senate Blocks House Funding Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The Senate on Friday rejected a House-passed measure to keep the government funded past Sept. 30, signaling that Senate Democrats are rea...

Federal Budget Deal Sent To Obama By Congress

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress sent President Barack Obama hard-fought legislation cutting a record $38 billion from federal spending on Thursday, bestow...

Senate To Vote On Rival GOP, Democratic Budget Plans

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led Senate on Wednesday emphatically rejected a budget-slashing House spending bill as too draconian. It then immedi...

Senate To Vote On Rival Democratic, GOP Budgets

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A freshman Democratic senator accused President Barack Obama on Tuesday of failing to provide leadership on a worsening national de...

Ryan Grim

New Dem Specter Votes No On Obama's Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It didn't take long for Sen. Arlen Specter to let his new colleagues in the Democratic Party know that his vote won't be taken for granted. A day af...