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Stopgap Budget Bill

Amanda Terkel

Defense Spending Rises In Budget Bills, Despite U.S. Drawdown In Iraq And Afghanistan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the United States draws down its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, more foreign assistance workers will be needed to go in a...

John Boehner, GOP-Backed Stopgap Budget Bill Passes House Vote

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled House has passed legislation seeking to keep the government open for another week while funding the Pentagon thr...

GOP Prepares One-Week Extension As Shutdown Looms

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Time growing short, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders failed to reach agreement Thursday night on a compromise to cu...

Obama, Boehner Tell Different Stories On Budget Negotiations

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bullish President Barack Obama said Friday that compromise is close with Republicans on $33 billion in budget cuts, and he warned that...

Stopgap Budget Bill Sent By Senate To Obama

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress approved an additional $6 billion in spending cuts Thursday, passing legislation to keep the government running through Ap...

Government Spending Bill Passes House Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) WASHINGTON -- The House Tuesday passed a measure blending $6 billion in budget cuts with enough money to keep the government running for an addit...