The graph shows new discretionary budget authority (appropriations) for the entire federal government and for defense programs, historically and as limited by the 2011 debt limit law. With the sequester set to take effect in January, lawmakers are talking about delaying these additional cuts or replacing them with savings they find more palatable. read more...
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May 22, 10:26 a.m.
On May 21, the House approved allocations, known as 302(b)s, for fiscal 2014 appropriations. The Democratic…
May 1, 1:31 p.m.
As of 2010, just over 40 million people living in the United States were born in…
April 26, 1:42 p.m.
The Senate approved a cloture motion Thursday night on an internet sales tax bill by a…
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