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Congress Passes Stopgap Spending Bill To Avert Government Shutdown

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A nearly empty House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a government shutdown ...

Government Shutdown Looms As Congress Fights Over Spending

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press (AP) WASHINGTON -- Congress is once again allowing shutdown politics to bring the federal government to the bri...

Jennifer Bendery

Nearly All Democrats Buck Vote In Protest Of Paying For Disaster Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 6 p.m. -- The House on Wednesday failed to pass a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded past next week, a major defeat f...

Jennifer Bendery

House GOP Leaders Insist On Paying For Disaster Aid Upfront

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders are gambling with the prospect of a government shutdown next week as they wait to see who will blink first in a fi...