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Republicans and Democrats seek a deal on FEMA spending

Sep 21, 2011
The budget struggle continues on both sides of the aisle today, as Republicans and Democrats clash over emergency relief spending.

Disaster money may force government shutdown

Sep 21, 2011
Debates have been flaring up over the best way to cut federal spending. The latest hot button issue? The Federal Emergency Management Agency's budget.

Republicans send letter to the Fed to stand down on monetary policy

Sep 21, 2011
The Federal Reserve wraps up a meeting today to determine the next steps to take in solving the financial crisis in the U.S.

Stop calling it class warfare

Sep 21, 2011
President Obama announced a plan to reduce the deficit this week. But the fight over what to do is just starting.

Snip here, snip there

Sep 20, 2011
President Obama said yesterday if Republicans won't hike taxes on the rich, he'll protect entitlements. If the two sides can't agree, we're in for across-the-board cuts.

Obama deficit deal would slash USPS spending

Sep 20, 2011
One big cut in President Obama's big deficit reduction plan would include streamlining the Postal Service. But that kind of legislation might not be so easy to pass these days.

President Obama announces $3 trillion deficit plan

Sep 19, 2011
Obama called for $1.5 trillion in new taxes, mostly targeting the rich. We walk through the numbers behind the president's 10-year plan.

Will President Obama's deficit plan work?

Sep 19, 2011
President Obama will unveil a plan today that will cut another $3 trillion from the budget. He hopes to save money on the military and tax reform.

President Obama's plan to cut trillions more from deficit

Sep 19, 2011
The Congressional super committee was recently tasked with cutting $1.5 trillion of the federal budget. Now, President Obama will unveil his ideas for cutting even more money.

Obama's deficit plan: Politics or policy?

Sep 19, 2011
Republicans are already speaking out against President Obama's plan to cut another $3 trillion from the federal budget.

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