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2016 campaign checklist: Who’s doing what

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is the season of cultivation for people who might run for president in 2016. It’s a time to get to know donors, to get the public to know you on TV […]

08/19/2013

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Villaraigosa heading to Utah for Romney event

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will spend a few hours hobnobbing Thursday with political and business leaders at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s “Experts and Enthusiasts” retreat in Park City, Utah, then return […]

06/06/2013

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Upper-income seniors’ Medicare hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s plan to raise Medicare premiums for upper-income seniors would create five new income brackets to squeeze more revenue for the government from the top tiers of retirees, the administration revealed Friday.

04/12/2013

Paul Ryan, US Representative of Wisconsin and House Budget Committee Chairman, holds a copy of the House Budget Committee 2014 Budget Resolution. (AP Photo)

House passes GOP budget plan promising deep cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a tea party-flavored budget plan that promises sharp cuts in safety-net programs for the poor and a clampdown on domestic agencies, in sharp contrast to less austere plans favored by Democrats.

03/21/2013

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Senate set to approve huge 2013 spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate pressed ahead Wednesday on a huge, bipartisan spending bill aimed at keeping the government running through September and ruling out the chance of a government shutdown later this month.

03/20/2013

Paul Ryan, US Representative of Wisconsin and House Budget Committee Chairman, holds a copy of the House Budget Committee 2014 Budget Resolution. (AP Photo)

How competing budget proposals line up

(AP) – House Republicans and Senate Democrats are rolling out their budget proposals this week as the two political parties lay down markers for what is expected to be a prolonged fight over taxes and spending.

03/12/2013

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Lawmakers: Obama wooing might break budget logjam

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers said they welcome President Obama’s courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress might help yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle.

03/10/2013

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Efforts to avoid gov’t shutdown move to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to stave off a late March government shutdown shifted to the Senate after House Republicans swiftly passed legislation to keep federal agencies running, while also easing some effects of $85 billion in budget cuts.

03/07/2013

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House votes to prevent March 27 federal shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed legislation through the House on Wednesday to ease the short-term impact of $85 billion in spending cuts and prevent a government shutdown this month.

03/06/2013

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Ryan: New GOP budget resembles last year’s plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says that the balanced-budget blueprint he’s releasing next week will look a lot like the plan Republicans passed last year.

03/06/2013

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