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Congress Procrastinating Again In Budget Debate

For the second time this year, Congress is coming perilously close to allowing a budget dispute to shut down the federal government. If legislators cannot come to an agreement on a spending bill by Friday, then the government will be forced to shut down in a move that could devastate hopes for an economic recovery. […]

September 26, 2011

Can Obama — and Democrats — Recover From This Raw Deal?

Within hours after President Obama and Congressional Democratic leaders finally pushed through a debt-ceiling agreement with the Republicans, they were disowning their own deal. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi voted for the bill but refused to “whip” the restive progressives in her caucus to do so. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid remarked that voters would […]

August 2, 2011