With funding for the federal government expiring Friday, Democrats warned that Republicans have not bothered to negotiate with them, and warned they would not just accept a last-minute bill laden with irrelevant add-ons.
Yes, apparently that's a new word now: "cromnibus." Now, some, editorially-speaking, have been insisting on "CRomnibus" or "Cromnibus," but for the time being here, we've decided that it doesn't qualify for proper-name status in any way.
There is nothing "sober" about shutting down government depriving soldiers, veterans, elderly, children, researchers and so forth of needed services. There is nothing "sober" about even using the word "default," much less teetering on the brink of it.
"Let's see what the Senate sends back," said Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) "If they send back another clean CR, I suspect -- again
The USDA suggested that some aspects of the program could last through a short shutdown. "States may have some funds available
It's a whirlwind of impressions and color... designer shoes on wet pavement, taxis, limos, fashion details, a society gala
But an earlier plan by GOP leaders like House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, designed to send a straightforward bill to keep
NSF funding for such research has long been a target of Coburn's. The Republican offered a similar amendment in 2009, and
But the system has years to be reformed before benefits or taxes would need to be increased, and there is no evidence that
WASHINGTON -- A new short-term budget bill introduced on Monday by House Republicans includes a bizarre provision banning