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Senate GOP shows flexibility in debt, budget fight

Senate Republicans are showing far more flexibility than their tea party-backed House colleagues as Washington policymakers seek to steer the government away from a... Read more »

July 20, 2011

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Senate to meet every day until debt hike passes

The leader of the Senate says the chamber will meet every day — including weekends — until Congress sends President Barack Obama legislation to make sure... Read more »

July 18, 2011

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Debt face-off shifts to Congress, bargain in play

Negotiations to increase the nation's debt ceiling shift to Congress where Republican and Democratic leaders are assessing the mood of their members while a... Read more »

July 15, 2011

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Obama, Biden plan debt session with Senate Dems

President Barack Obama will meet with Senate Democratic leaders Wednesday to continue discussions over debt negotiations. Read more »

June 28, 2011

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Battle ensues over the Patriot Act

A dispute in the Senate over the Patriot Act that created a legislative impasse Wednesday has raised the prospect that several of the FBI's counterterrorism powers may... Read more »

May 25, 2011

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Senate to vote down controversial House budget

The Democratic-run Senate is poised to vote down a controversial House budget plan that calls for turning Medicare into a voucher-like program for future beneficiaries. Read more »

May 25, 2011

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