Archive for April 6, 2011

(CNN) — House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House of Representatives will vote on a short-term government funding bill that cuts spending by $12 billion and funds the Pentagon for the remainder of the current fiscal year. Democrats have expressed strong opposition to such a measure. … Read More

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Bernie Sanders: An Extraordinarily Unfair Budget Dandelion Salad SenatorSanders on Apr 6, 2011 Sen. Sanders, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate about the outrageous budget proposals from House Republicans. An Extraordinarily Unfair Budget see An All-American Retirement … Read More

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Washington (CNN) President Obama called House Speaker John Boehner Wednesday morning to discuss the ongoing budget showdown and the looming government shutdown. Here's what happened, according to a statement from Boehner's office: Speaker Boehner spoke this morning with President Obama regarding ongoing negotiations on legislation to fund the government. The Speaker reiterated that the House's goal is to prevent a government shutdown and make rea … Read More

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(CNN) — Fox News Channel anchor Glenn Beck will end his daily show later this year to develop and produce a variety of television projects to air on the channel, according to a release Wednesday. The new agreement between FNC and Mercury Radio Arts will ensure Beck appears on the television network and through other "digital properties." "Glenn Beck is a powerful communicator, a creative entrepreneur and a true success by anybody's standards. I … Read More

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