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Obama picks Florida congresswoman to head DNC

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a congresswoman from South Florida and a key White House defender, was chosen by President Barack Obama on Tuesday to become chairwoman of... Read more »

April 5, 2011

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Obama rejects GOP stopgap proposal, says no more budget extensions

House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that private talks with President Barack Obama failed to produce a deal to avoid a government shutdown and warned that the... Read more »

April 5, 2011

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Medicaid, Medicare in the middle as Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, Rep. Jason Chaffetz back Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal

There may be a pretty significant disconnect between public opinion and that of elected officials over the importance of the federal Medicaid program, which is the... Read more »

April 5, 2011

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White House raps Congress on budget stalemate

The White House said Tuesday it was still confident Republicans and Democrats could reach an agreement to fund the government through the end of the year and avoid a... Read more »

April 5, 2011

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Obama, Boehner to talk budget cuts at White House

President Barack Obama has summoned the top Republican in Congress to the White House on Tuesday for talks aimed at averting a government shutdown this weekend. Read more »

April 5, 2011

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Obama invites lawmakers to budget session

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday summoned key lawmakers from both parties to the White House for budget talks in hopes of avoiding a government... Read more »

April 4, 2011

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