Government Spending

Two House Members'  Spending Is Probed
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The House Ethics Committee said that it was launching investigations of two veteran House members, Republican Don Young of Alaska and Democrat Robert Andrews of New Jersey.

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Tribes plan for worst with looming budget cuts
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When it comes to the automatic spending cuts that began taking effect this month, federal lawmakers spared programs that serve the nation’s most vulnerable — such as food stamps, Medicare, Medicaid and veterans’ assistance — from hard hits.

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Obama Concludes Charm Offensive, What Now?
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After spending part of the past three days at the Capitol, the president concluded his charm offensive with a meeting with House Democrats this afternoon, telling lawmakers he believes his recent outreach has been “fruitful” as he works to coax Congress out of a stalemate…

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Justices warn spending cuts put critical legal services at risk
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Members of the Supreme Court on Thursday warned forced spending cuts pose a serious threat to the U.S. justice system, saying they are “simply unsustainable” and will lead to a reduction of critical legal services.

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Senate Democrats Unveil 10-Year Spending Plan
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Ryan Proposes Caps on Defense Spending
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Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a Republican budget blueprint that included caps on defense spending, a shift for his party that could provide a point of compromise with Democrats.

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Conservatives Could Derail Senate Spending Bill
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