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Senate Fails To Break Spending Stalemate

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an econom...

'They'll Have To Back Off'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) railed against House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in a Sunday interview with ABC's "This Week." Shortly before Schumer...

Elise Foley

House Passes Funding Bill, Set To Die In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans set the stage early Friday for another fight over government funding, passing a stopgap bill that Senate Democrats say...

Elise Foley

Paul Ryan: Government Shutdown 'Sounds Worse Than It Probably Is'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A government shutdown is still possible when the current three-week federal funding bill runs out, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wi...

Elise Foley

GOP Senators Threaten To Derail All Bills That Don't Cut Debt

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republican senators led by David Vitter of Louisiana sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) Thursday tha...

Elise Foley

House Approves Bill With Massive Spending Cuts After All-Night Session

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATED*** WASHINGTON - After an all-night session, House Republicans early Saturday morning passed legislation that would slash $60 billion in ...

Sam Stein

Eight GOP Senators Opposed Bill That Funded Airport Screening And Explosive Detection

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some of the same Republican lawmakers currently criticizing the President for softness on terrorism voted back in July 2007 against legislation that, ...