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House approves Republicans’ $61 billion spending cut

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut at least $61 billion in federal spending this year, setting up a battle with Democrats...

Obama’s $3.7 trillion budget sets fight in Congress

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will send Congress a $3.7 trillion budget that would reduce deficits by $1.1 trillion over a decade, setting up...

Jobless aid begins to expire as Congress deadlocks over cost

WASHINGTON - Thousands of Americans are set to begin losing unemployment benefits after Congress failed to agree on extending aid to the long-term unemployed. In...

Jobless benefits extension blocked in U.S. House over $12 billion cost

WASHINGTON - A bill to extend jobless benefits for three months was defeated in the U.S. House, threatening to cut off aid to thousands...
THE U.S. SENATE APPROVED legislation on Thursday to cut taxes and ease credit for small businesses. /

Senate approves tax cuts, eased credit for small businesses

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate approved legislation on Thursday to cut taxes and ease credit for small businesses in a long-delayed victory for Democrats...

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