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Budget Compromise

Friday Talking Points -- In Other News...

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Before we begin this week's political wrapup, please be advised that President Obama's speech on reforming the National Security Agency won't be cover...

Budget Deal May Signal Era Of Tiny Achievements

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — People hoping for a government that works better can't decide whether to cheer or lament a bipartisan budget bill that legislative...

Michael McAuliff

House Spurns Tea Party, Passes Budget Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders told right-wing interest groups to shove it Thursday and passed a budget compromise that provides a partial bre...

Why Ryan Was 'Caught Off Guard'

AP | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-architect of a new budget deal in Congress concedes the political accommodation is modest, but says it moves a fiscally cha...

Congress Needs to Protect Colorado Families Like Mine, Not Tax Cuts for the Rich

Gina Jones | Posted 02.06.2013 | Denver
Gina Jones

I want Congress to fight for us, for real people like my daughter, not for some budget deal with a catch-phrase.

A Safe Crossing

Jonathan Richards | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Fire Them When You See the Whites of Their Flags

Frank Dwyer | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

The principle of not negotiating with terrorists, especially when it involves the essential functioning of our democracy, is as important as the inces...

Budget Foes, Unsatisfied, To Continue Fast Through Easter

Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The congressional budget compromise reached last week did not go far enough for some progre...

WATCH: HuffPost's Ryan Grim Talks The Government Shutdown Blame Game

Huff TV | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Ryan Grim stopped by MSNBC's "NewsNation With Tamron Hall" to discuss a potential government shutdown, which will be imminent should Republ...

Irreconcilable Differences

Robert Hoopes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Hoopes

Historically, the budget process ultimately has resolved without too much controversy or consequence for either side of the political aisle. That is about to change.