Time to rethink nuclear weapons spending
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The supercommittee’s failure to reach agreement on a deficit reduction plan may trigger deep, automatic reductions in future U.S. defense spending. At the same time, some in Congress are finally beginning to examine how much the United States plans ...

WH Wants Payroll Tax Cut Deal Before Signing Spending Bill
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Obama administration officials signaled today that President Barack Obama will not sign an omnibus spending bill until a bipartisan agreement on his payroll tax holiday can be worked out. ...

Agencies face budget curbs in $1 trillion bill
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Facing a weekend deadline to avoid a government shutdown, a combative Congress appears on track to advance a massive $1 trillion-plus yearend spending package. ...

CBO: House GOP's payroll tax cut package would add $23.5 billion to deficit
www.dailykos.com | discovered: | published:

House Speaker John Boehner It's well-established that Republicans don't really care about the deficit, not when reducing it means making the 1 percent help the country out a little. So, for those keeping track of just how much the Republicans don't ...

$1 trillion-plus spending bill taking shape in Congress
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Lawmakers reached a tentative agreement Monday on a sprawling $1 trillion-plus spending bill that chips away at military and environmental spending but denies conservatives many of the policy changes they wanted on social issues, government regulatio ...

Gingrich Plan Gets Close Look
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Newt Gingrich's tax plan would lower tax bills for most U.S. households but increase the deficit significantly unless Congress were to cut spending, a new analysis says. ...

Government Spending Bill Takes Shape Behind Closed Doors
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WASHINGTON -- Congress is putting the finishing touches on a sweeping $1 trillion-plus spending bill wrapping together the day-to-day operating budgets of 10 Cabinet departments... ...


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