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Spending Bills

Kate Sheppard

Sage-Grouse Species Get Thrown Under The Omnibus | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON – The $1 trillion omnibus spending agreement released by congressional lawmakers on Tuesday night ultimately managed to avoid including a...

Dems Press Ahead On Collision Course

Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — With efforts on a broader budget deal foundering, Senate Democrats moved ahead Thursday with ...

Government Funding Measure To Avoid Shutdown Announced

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a bundle of spending measures for the ongoing budget year, blending cuts to NASA and co...

Congress, Super Committee Running Out Of Time

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A sputtering Congress enveloped in an atmosphere poisoned with politics and distrust enters its final weeks of the year struggling ...

Democrats To Act On Stalled Bills, Despite GOP Obstruction

New York Times | Carl Hulse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While they await their health care overhauls, Congressional Democrats will this week try to make progress on other initiatives that have been moving a...

Congress Hands Bush First Veto Override

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush suffered the first veto override of his seven-year-old presidency Thursday as the Senate enacted a $23 billion water resources bill de...