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Budget Fight

Obama's Second-Term Agenda Takes A Hit

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the outcome of this week's fiscal fights with Republicans could have broad consequences ...

Bill Clinton On Shutdown: 'Nobody's Right All The Time'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the government shutdown Monday, suggesting that clashes between Republicans and Democrats have created a c...

Looming Cuts Find Few Fans

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House and Republicans kept up the unrelenting mudslinging Sunday over who's to blame for roundly condemned budget cuts se...

Shutdowns: A Crisis Here, a Crisis There...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

The latest staredown on Capitol Hill. Last-minute Senate negotiations avert another mess -- or do they? And why it pays to have Washington's Valium concession. It's all ahead right here on...The Shutdown Network!

The Duel

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Strip Poker

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Ryan Grim

Senate Dems Fired Up At Kent Conrad

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are furious at their lead budget negotiator for crafting a blueprint that they think moves the party too far to the rig...

Budget Fight: Believers, True and Otherwise

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Railing about deficits gives the GOP a convenient excuse to hack away at the sorts of bogeymen they've been wanting to kill off for years. Public-employee salaries. And benefits. And bargaining rights.