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White House, GOP predict approval for cuts

Despite scattered opposition from both ends of the political spectrum, House Republicans and the White House both predicted approval Tuesday for the hard-bargained $38... Read more »

April 12, 2011

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Tough choices

Last Friday night's 11th-hour announcement that a federal government shutdown had been averted through $39 billion in spending cuts came with an enormous amount of... Read more »

April 12, 2011

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News analysis: So much for change coming to Washington

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama promised to change Washington's ways. Yet he's as caught up in them as ever. Read more »

April 10, 2011

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White House: Obama to lay out spending plan

One budget deal down, President Barack Obama and Congress began to pivot Sunday from the painful standoff over this year's spending to a pair of defining debates over... Read more »

April 10, 2011

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Long meetings, dashed hopes, but finally a deal

There was barely an hour left before the midnight padlocking of government doors. In a Capitol basement meeting room, House Speaker John Boehner was telling exhausted... Read more »

April 10, 2011

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