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Obama threatens to veto GOP budget extension plan

House Republicans advanced a bill Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown for one more week, cut spending and fully fund the Pentagon, but the White House... Read more »

April 7, 2011


GOP seeks 1-week extension as gov't shutdown looms

Short of a deal, congressional leaders bargained and squabbled by turns Thursday on legislation to cut spending and prevent a partial government shutdown that loomed... Read more »

April 7, 2011


GOP prepares 1-week extension as shutdown looms

Republicans battling with President Barack Obama over budget cuts are moving one-week legislation Thursday to avoid a government shutdown, despite opposition from the... Read more »

April 7, 2011


White House hosts shutdown meeting as time is running out

Time growing short, Congress' leaders reported making headway Wednesday in talks to cut spending and avert a partial government shutdown that the White House warned... Read more »

April 6, 2011


Obama: Progress, but no deal to avert shutdown

With time growing short, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night that he remains confident that a government shutdown can be avoided this weekend if negotiators... Read more »

April 6, 2011


Obama seeks re-election help from Sharpton's group

Ensnarled in another political spat with Republicans, President Barack Obama conceded to a civil rights audience Wednesday that there are times when people "lose hope"... Read more »

April 6, 2011

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