Budget Spending

10/1 was not Natalia Otero's best day on the job. As executive director of DC Safe, a nonprofit that provides emergency services and shelter to victims of domestic violence in Washington, her organization may not seem like a potential victim of a federal government shutdown.
Karen weakened over the weekend in the Gulf of Mexico without making landfall. But better information could have been useful
Democrats were able to preserve some of their education priorities, including keeping Pell Grant awards at $5,550 and giving
But Stern also emphasized that if people thought a spending freeze was going to solve the nation's fiscal problems, they
"This is not a blunt across-the-board freeze," said the senior administration official. "Some agencies will go up, others