Democrats, Republicans fail to reach budget deal (via CNN Political Ticker)

Posted: April 5, 2011 in Uncategorized

Washington (CNN) — Top White House and congressional negotiators failed to reach an agreement Tuesday on a budget to cover the remainder of the current fiscal year, bringing the federal government closer to a shutdown at the end of the week. Key Democrats rejected a Republican proposal to keep the government running for one more week at the cost of an additional $12 billion in cuts. Republicans, meanwhile, dismissed Democrats' insistence that th … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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