Breaking news: The Associated Press is reporting that an agreement has been reached on a budget proposal. Original post: House and Senate negotiators plan to roll out an agreement tonight to fund the government past Jan.
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How Disappointing, but how predictable.
GOP firebrand Tim Huelskamp adds: "Rumors I’ve heard is [Boehner's] not going to be running for Speaker again”
“They like to call it a revenue, not a tax increase, but one thing I did talk about is that it changes the rules and allows [Senate Majority Leader] Harry Reid to push through a tax increase with only 51 votes. I just discovered this an hour ago.
The deal setting the budget for the next two years now heads to Senate, where Republican opposition is growing by the day
WASHINGTON — In a story Dec. 13 about the House passing a budget bill to ease automatic spending cuts, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., voted in favor of the legislation.
Six Republican candidates running for the U.S. Senate next year voted against the bipartisan budget agreement in the House Thursday, The Hill reports.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Thursday passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal by a 332-94 vote, indicating further threats of a government shutdown are unlikely.
The Murray-Ryan bill won surprisingly strong bipartisan backing in the House, raising hopes of a more normal Capitol Hill atmosphere and maybe actually getting something done in 2014.
A small group of Republicans and Democrats have reached an agreement over the budget... but will it be enough to sway the rest of Congress?