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Unpopular Congress Gears Up For Fall Fights

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to work this coming week, divided over measures to create jobs and scorned by the nation it was elected to help l...

Issue At Heart Of FAA Dispute Could Lead To Another Standoff In Congress

AP | By SAM HANANEL | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At the heart of the bitter dispute over funding the Federal Aviation Administration is an ongoing brawl between Republicans and Democrat...

Senate Votes To End FAA Shutdown

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With tens of thousands of jobs, more than $1 billion and their reputations on the line, Senate Democrats gave way Friday to a power...

Jennifer Bendery

Reid Announces Deal To End FAA Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Thursday that lawmakers have reached a deal to end the partial shutdown of the Fede...

Political Gamesmanship Comes At Sky-High Price

AP/The Huffington Post | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) WASHINGTON -- On the surface, the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is about whether to cut $16 million...

FAA Shutdown To Continue In Partisan Standoff

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government is likely to lose more than $1 billion in airline ticket taxes because lawmakers have left town for a month without ...

Democratic Senators To Offer Plan To End FAA Shutdown

Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

(AP) -- Senate Democrats will offer a plan to end the shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration that includes cuts in air service subsidies to s...