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Budget Control Act of 2011

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  • Democrats pursue a no-veto strategy on spending bills

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has issued just four vetoes so far in his presidency, and it appears he won't be taking out the veto pen for a host of contentious fiscal 2016 spending bills, either despite threats he's already lodged on seven of them.
  • House panel OKs cuts to education, boosts medical research

    Republicans controlling the powerful House Appropriations panel Wednesday adopted a sweeping spending bill that seeks to protect popular programs like health research, drug treatment and AIDS prevention but slashes education grants and funding for...

    Budget brawl gives Ted Cruz, Rand Paul a chance to break out

    WASHINGTON Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have created national profiles by picking fights in the U.S. Senate, and the two Republican presidential rivals will soon have a chance to engage in another, as they oppose efforts to roll back automatic spending cuts...

    Senate dodges debate on authorization for use of force against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON Senators managed to duck a war debate Thursday while passing the defense authorization bill and then immediately filibustering the defense spending bill. The $612 billion defense authorization for the next fiscal year sailed through, 71-25,...

    Senate GOP bill combats Obama environmental agenda

    A GOP-controlled Senate panel on Tuesday approved a $31 billion spending bill slashing the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by more than $500 million and seeking to block the agency on clean air and water regulations, global warming, and hydraulic...