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Budget talks suspended as Cantor bolts over taxes

Efforts to blend huge budget cuts with an increase in how much the government can borrow have entered a new phase after Republican negotiators pulled out of talks led... Read more »

June 24, 2011

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Republicans bail on budget talks, blame Democrats

Republicans pulled out of debt-reduction talks led by Vice President Joe Biden with a flourish on Thursday, blaming Democrats for demanding tax increases as part of a... Read more »

June 23, 2011

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Clinton argues for Libya mission on eve of vote

Scrambling to turn back the fiercest congressional challenge to the president's military authority on Libya, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pleaded with... Read more »

June 23, 2011

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Republicans bail on budget talks, blame Democrats

Republicans pulled out of debt-reduction talks led by Vice President Joe Biden with a flourish on Thursday, blaming Democrats for demanding tax increases as part of a... Read more »

June 23, 2011

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Top Republican Cantor exits budget talks

Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Thursday that Democratic demands that some tax increases be paired with the spending cuts have brought budget negotiations led by Vice... Read more »

June 23, 2011

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Obama ready to release oil from petroleum reserve

The Obama administration has decided to release 30 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve as part of a broader international effort to pump... Read more »

June 23, 2011

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