Articles Tagged 'continuing resolution'
Planned Parenthood Wins Again
Congress sent President Obama legislation on Wednesday to prevent a government shutdown, following a 277-151 vote in the House that will keep federal agencies funded… READ MORE
Filibuster the House Continuing Resolution? Cruz, Other Conservatives Say ‘Yes’
Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday that Republican senators should, in effect, filibuster the House-passed continuing resolution in the Senate.
The Texas Republican is calling on… READ MORE
Legislation to prevent government shutdown will wait until Sept.
By Erik Wasson -The Hill
House Republicans have no plans to move forward this week on a catch-all spending bill to avert the government shutdown, sources confirmed Monday.
Congress will instead leave town for a five-week recess without voting on a continuing resolution or even introducing it, these sources said.
â€œNo CR this week,â€ one GOP aide said, adding that… READ MORE
Tea Party Demands Blamed For Nearing Gov’t Standoff
WASHINGTON — Republican leaders are putting the demands of 30 Tea Party members over 300 million Americans, a top White House adviser said Sunday, insisting that Congress pass a resolution to keep government functioning and approve President Obama’s jobs plan.
Senior adviser David Plouffe, who managed the president’s 2008 campaign, said the Tea Party is controlling the debate in… READ MORE
In boost for GOP plan, Fed chief says cuts won’t derail recovery
By Vicki Needham -The Hill
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says a plan from House Republicans to cut $61 billion in spending this year would… READ MORE
Sen Dems Get Rough With Shutdown Rhetoric – Schumer Goes Palin
byÂ Trish Turner, FoxNews
Anyone listening to the flying rhetorical missiles here in Washington Tuesday would think everyone involved is heck-bent on a government shutdown, even though everyone involved says they’re not.
Today’s verbal brush fire was started when Senate Majority LeaderÂ Harry Reid, D-Nev., proposed a 30-day government funding measure that would keep the wheels turning after March 4,… READ MORE