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    Newsmakers with Representative Harold Rogers

    House Appropriations Committee Chair Harold Rogers (R-KY), talked about his continuing resolution to fund the federal government. He argued that his plan extends the current continuing…

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    Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations

    Andrew Taylor spoke via Skype about the debt ceiling and “fiscal cliff” negotiations. “Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of…

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    Balanced Budget Amendment Debate

    Andrew Taylor talked by phone about the House canceling an upcoming recess in order to debate a proposal for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

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    Newsmakers with Senator Coburn

    Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about the federal budget and national debt. Senator Coburn recently dropped out of the “Gang of Six” senators group working to reach…

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    Update on Budget Negotiations

    Andrew Taylor spoke by phone about the latest news on efforts to reach an agreement on a continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2011, and the…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Norm Dicks

    Representative Norm Dicks talked about how to get a spending bill that Democrats and Republicans can agree on. The current short-term CR expires next Friday, April 8, 2011.

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    Unemployment Benefits

    Andy Taylor spoke by phone about the politics behind Senate deliberations on extension of unemployment benefits. The House passed a bill on May 28, but about 2 million jobless lost…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Dick Durbin

    Majority Whip Dick Durbin talked about Senate Democratic efforts to pass financial reform legislation and the Democrats' record on legislation this session as they head into the 2010…

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    War Funding Legislation

    Andrew Taylor talked about the status of the Iraq Supplemental Spending Bill.

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    2007 Federal Spending

    Andrew Taylor talked about the passage of the omnibus spending bill. He said that it was passed in a two step fashion, with the passage of the funding for Cabinet positions occurring…

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    Fiscal Year 2008 Appropriations

    Andrew Taylor talked about the Omnibus Spending Bill that had been negotiated in Congress.

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    Spending Legislation

    Andy Taylor was interviewed by telephone about the state of the spending legislation being considered by Congress during the week.

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    Iraq Supplemental Funding Debate

    Mr. Taylor talked about the military’s financial needs, supplemental funding for operations in Iraq, and the latest debate between President Bush and the Senate over a timeline…

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    Discussion on the Federal Budget

    Eric Pianin and Andrew Taylor were interviewed about past federal budget battles, the interaction between Congress and the president, the current budget disagreements, the failure of the…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Mr. Taylor talked about the congressional legislative agenda, emergency spending plans for hurricane relief, and other budget issues.

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