Politics October 30, 2015: Senate passes budget deal in night session, sends it to Obama to sign

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Senate passes budget deal in night session, sends it to Obama to sign

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 30, 2015, 8:19 AM MST

The Senate passed the two-year budget and debt ceiling bill, but more than half of the Republicans voted against it, the bill needs to be signed by President Barack Obama before Nov. 3, when the country reaches its borrowing limit, Oct. 30, 2015
The Senate passed the two-year budget and debt ceiling bill, but more than half of the Republicans voted against it, the bill needs to be signed by President Barack Obama on Nov. 3, when the country reaches its borrowing limit, Oct. 30, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

October 29, 2015

Politics October 29, 2015: House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

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House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

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Examiner.com, October 29, 2015, 7:36 AM MST

The House of Representatives passed a two-year budget and debt ceiling deal, but two thirds of Republicans voted against the measure, Oct. 28, 2015
The House of Representatives passed a two-year budget and debt ceiling deal, but two thirds of Republicans voted against the measure, Oct. 28, 2015
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Politics October 27, 2015: GOP Congress, Obama reach two-year budget and debt ceiling deal averting crisis

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GOP Congress, Obama reach two-year budget and debt ceiling deal averting crisis

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 27, 2015, 9:19 AM MST

 

In his last act as Speaker of the House John Boehner crafted and negotiated a bipartisan deal that would include a two-year budget and raising the debt ceiling through 2017, Oct. 26, 2015
In his last act as Speaker of the House, John Boehner crafted and negotiated a bipartisan deal that would include a two-year budget and raising the debt ceiling through 2017, Oct. 26, 2015
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Politics October 3, 2015: Obama warns Congressional Republicans about government shutdown revenge tactics

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Obama warns Congressional Republicans about government shutdown revenge tactics

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 3, 2015, 8:00 PM MST

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, the budget and raising the debt ceiling at a White House press conference, Oct. 2, 2015

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President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, the budget and raising the debt ceiling at a White House press conference, Oct. 2, 2015
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Politics September 30, 2015: Government shutdown averted, Congress passes stopgap spending bill

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Government shutdown averted, Congress passes stopgap spending bill 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, September 30, 2015, 6:45 PM MST

Down to the wire, Congress passed a continuing resolution funding the government until December, now the real battle begins to secure a budget before then, Sept. 30, 2015
Down to the wire, Congress passed a continuing resolution funding the government until December, now the real battle begins to secure a budget before then, Sept. 30, 2015
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Politics May 15, 2015: House passes Defense spending bill Obama plans veto possible government shutdown

House passes Defense spending bill Obama plans veto possible government shutdown

May 15, 2015
The House of Representatives passed their first appropriations bill for the 2016 fiscal year budget. The House passed their $612 billion defense-spending bill, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 on Friday, May 15, 2015 with a vote…

Politics May 7, 2015: Senate passes Republican budget plan Obama promises veto for 2016 budget bills

Senate passes Republican budget plan Obama promises veto for 2016 budget bills

May 7, 2015

Congressional Republicans have shown the power of a majority, when the Senate passed the first Republican budget in a decade. The Senate passed the 10-year budget plan with a vote of 51 to 48 on Tuesday, May 5, 2015…

Politics April 30, 2015: House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

April 30, 2015

The House of Representatives has passed the first Republican joint Congressional budget in a decade on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The budget passed with a vote of 226-197 mostly along party lines, but with 14 Republicans voting with the…

Politics April 30, 2015: House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

April 30, 2015

The House of Representatives has passed the first Republican joint Congressional budget in a decade on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The budget passed with a vote of 226-197 mostly along party lines, but with 14 Republicans voting with the…

Politics March 19, 2015: GOP budget blueprints advance in the House, Senate with Democratic opposition

GOP budget blueprints advance in the House, Senate with Democratic opposition

March 19, 2015

The House Budget Committee advanced the House budget blueprint on Thursday, March 19, 2015, that the new committee Tom Price, (R-GA) introduced on Monday, March 16, with cuts across the board that will balance the budget within nine years…

Politics February 2, 2015: Obama unveils $4 trillion budget with spending tax increases dead on arrival

Obama unveils $4 trillion budget with spending tax increases dead on arrival February 2, 2015

President Barack Obama unveiled and sent to Congress his new 2016 fiscal year budget on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 that be more of political bargaining tool and policy vision and has no chance at all of passing the Republican…

Politics September 17, 2014: House passes spending bill and authorization to train and arm Syrian rebels

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House passes spending bill and authorization to train and arm Syrian rebels

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, September 17, 2014, 11:09 PM MST

The House of Representative passed a bipartisan continuing appropriations resolution funding the government and an ammendment to arm and train Syrian rebels, Sept. 17, 2014
The House of Representative passed a bipartisan continuing appropriations resolution funding the government and an amendment to arm and train Syrian rebels, Sept. 17, 2014
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