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CBO: Preserving Tax Cuts, Spending Levels Leading To Record Debt

The CBO says the report highlights the need for “large and timely policy changes.”

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Hoyer: Republicans Putting Roadblocks Ahead Of Transportation Bill

By Elizabeth Vlock House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) slammed Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) proposed summer agenda Tuesday, claiming that the Majority Leader omitted extremely important legislation paramount to economic recovery and job creation. Focusing on the Transportation Bill, a bipartisan effort that passed in the Senate, Hoyer excoriated House Republicans for taking an approach that […]

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GOP Senator Wants Aid To Pakistan Cut

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) filed legislation Monday that would shut off U.S. aid to Pakistan until the country frees Osama bin Laden’s former doctor from jail.

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Stabenow Predicts Farm Bill Victory Despite Backlash From Food Stamp Cuts

Senate Agriculture Chairman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) told reporters Monday that she is confident her farm and food aid bill will advance through the Senate despite increased pressure from Democrats to avoid cuts to the country’s food stamp program.

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GOP Deflects Blame Over Impending Student Loan Rate Hike

The top Republican in the Senate fired back against allegations that congressional Republicans have no plan to prevent a scheduled increase in federal student loan interest rates.

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Obama Lobbies For Paycheck Fairness Act

President Obama is putting his muscle behind a measure that would make it harder for employers to wage discriminate against women.

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Pelosi Marks Anniversary Of Tiananmen Massacre

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) marked the 23rd anniversary of the massacre in Tiananmen Square Monday by calling on the Chinese government to “immediately and unconditionally release those imprisoned for exercising their rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and religion.” “As the heroes of Tiananmen are remembered in Hong Kong and around the world, […]

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House Republicans Say They Have Jobs Votes Lined Up

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says the GOP will hold a series of votes aimed at helping businesses.

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Boehner: Obama Ignoring Job Creation

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) accuses President Obama of not being focused on creating jobs.

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Ohio Rep: EPA Stifling Competition

During a conference call Monday with the Romney campaign, Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio), whose district includes more manufacturers than any in the state, says that EPA policies are stifling business leaders’ ability to compete.

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