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Typical daily schedule for a member of the United States Congress: •8:30 a.m. — National Wind Energy Association: to discuss wind production tax credit. •10 a.m. — National Association of Manufacturers: to discuss accelerated...
While Max Baucus and Jon Tester are both Democrats, both U.S. senators and both Montana country boys, last month's hurried vote to fund nearly $1 trillion of current federal spending shows just how different these Big Sky legislators really are. Baucus,...
Tags: Politics, Finance, Washington, DC, The Washington Post, Lobbying
staff writer, @damichellegA Manns Choice resident is considering a run for office against U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster in the 2014 Republican primary. Art Halvorson, 57, said he has established an exploratory committee to examine a run for the seat. Halvorson said that after...
Who says American politics is gridlocked? A tidal wave of politicians from both sides of the aisle who just a few years ago opposed same-sex marriage are now coming around to support it. Elected officials who had been against allowing undocumented...
WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year from projections made three months ago, and warned policymakers that they could not relax their efforts as risks to the recovery remain....
Yes There is no perfect federal budget plan. It doesn't exist. Any combination of cuts and tax hikes that President Obama puts forth will find opposition on some front. This year's budget needs to address the skyrocketing debt while limiting the...
Tags: Barack Obama
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
WASHINGTON - Well, at least we're starting to get the procedure right. Washington has rediscovered the beauty of the boring. It's called "regular order," using the normal, routine, constitutional process to arrive at, for example, a budget. Normal had...
While Max Baucus and Jon Tester are both Democrats, both U.S. senators and both Montana country boys, last month’s hurried vote to fund nearly $1 trillion of current federal spending shows just how different these Big Sky legislators really are....
Tags: Politics, Finance, The Washington Post, Washington, DC, Lobbying
Abraham Lincoln has been given many titles over the years: Rail Splitter, Great Emancipator, even, to the detriment of the undead, Vampire Hunter. Some of these have more historical credibility than others. But one that he's earned without question,...
Tags: Movies, Lincoln (movie, 2012), Washington, DC, Slavery, Museums
The White House says President Barack Obama would veto House Speaker John Boehner’s ‘Plan B’ proposal for extending tax cuts for people making up to $1 million. White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer says it is unlikely...
Only a few days into the new year, the Grand Old Party has a huge political hangover from the events that rang in the tidings of 2013. First came the escape from the fiscal cliff that saw its speaker of the House, John Boehner, embarrassed by his flock'...
Mar 24, 2013 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Apr 19, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
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Jan 16, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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Jan 7, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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