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Deficit 'supercommittee' struggles as clock ticks

The supercommittee is struggling.

After weeks of secret meetings, the 12-member deficit-cutting panel established under last summer's budget and debt deal appears no closer to a breakthrough than when talks began last month.

Tags: Congress , House , supercommittee , debt , deficit reduction

Sunday - 10/09/2011, 02:41pm EDT

Post-shutdown threat, will Congress take up 'sacred cows'?

Erik Wasson, a staff writer with The Hill newspaper, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss 2012 agency budgets and the deficit-reducing supercommittee.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Congress , budget , House , Erik Wasson , The Hill

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 07:41am EDT
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Congress dodges one crisis, now on to the next

One crisis averted, on to the next. The day after Congress managed to avoid a government shutdown — again — Republicans and Democrats stared ahead Tuesday at major fights over spending that underscore a deep divide that's sure to define the fast-approaching national elections.

Tags: Congress , budget , House , FEMA , Dick Durbin , Mitch McConnell

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 09:38pm EDT

Reid not sure Congress can avert shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said it's possible there will be a government shutdown at the end of this month.

Tags: Harry Reid , Mitch McConnell , Jim Moran , Gerry Connolly , Congress , House , budget , shutdown , The Hill

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 05:43pm EDT

Weekend session possible after failed House CR vote

A six-week continuing resolution did not pass the House in a vote today. The government runs out of funds on Sept. 30 if Congress does not pass a bill. What's more, lawmakers face a shortened deadline to sort out 2012 funding Congress will be in recess all next week.

Tags: budget , appropriations , Congress , House , Harry Reid , Mitch McConnell , Jim Moran , shutdown

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 06:51am EDT

Analysis: 'Somebody's going to have to blink' in budget debates

Russell Berman, a staff writer with The Hill newspaper, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the latest from the halls of Congress.

Tags: Federal Drive , The Hill , Russell Berman , Congress , House , budget , continuing resolution , shutdown

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 09:11am EDT
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Congress clashes anew over CR, disaster aid

The House approved a short-term spending measure Thursday after lawmakers rejected a similar bill earlier this week.

Tags: Congress , budget , House , shutdown , CR , FEMA , disaster aid , Energy Department

Friday - 09/23/2011, 09:05am EDT

Analysis: House, Senate will 'thrash it out,' before agreement

Bill Frenzel a global scholar of economics at Brookings Institution, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss perspective on what's happening on the Hill, and whether the government is facing a shutdown.

Tags: House , Congress , budget , CR , shutdown , Bill Frenzel , Brookings Institution , Federal Drive , Congressional Spotlight

Friday - 09/23/2011, 10:08am EDT
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Senate kills short-term continuing resolution

The threat of a Oct. 1 government shutdown is closer after the Senate rejected a short-term funding bill passed in the House that would keep government funded beyond the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year.

Tags: Congress , budget , continuing resolution , House , shutdown

Friday - 09/23/2011, 01:32pm EDT
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