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Senate Finds Compromise, But Doubt Remains Over House Response
January 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM EST
5449933751Senate Compromises, But Doubt Remains Over House ResponseThe Senate passed a compromise to address the U.S. budget, but House Republicans complained the bill was too heavy on tax increases and too light on spending cuts. Judy Woodruff talks to WNYC's Todd Zwillich for House response to the bill and whether it is likely to pass when it comes to a vote.2013-01-01 18:02:00disabled2322549795qOPFMz3MeDstrue65083Dempsey: Military deserves ‘scrutiny’ on sexual assaultsEven though a bill changing the way the military would handle sexual assault cases failed in the Senate, it showed a lack of confidence in the military to solve the problem, as the president directed, said Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey on Friday.His comments came in an interview with PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff, airing Friday.2014-03-07 15:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/107447339-320x196.jpg2365195629YttupzJj3FE65104Shields and Gerson on Cold War echoes, campaign financingSyndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson join Jeffrey Brown to discuss the week’s news, including the crisis over the fate of Crimea in Ukraine and criticism of the Obama administration’s foreign policy, as well as the evolution of political campaign financing.2014-03-07 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/20140307_shieldsandgerson-320x196.jpeg2365195799Y6H8ny0brD065002News Wrap: Senate blocks bill on military sexual assaultsIn our news wrap Thursday, the Senate blocked a bipartisan bill that would have removed commanders from making decisions about prosecuting sexual assault cases. Meanwhile, at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, the most senior military member ever to face trial for sexual assault pleaded guilty on three counts. Also, in Afghanistan, a NATO airstrike killed five Afghan soldiers.2014-03-06 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/107447339-320x196.jpg2365195100aEWoB2cdbMM
The Senate passed a compromise to address the U.S. budget, but House Republicans complained the bill was too heavy on tax increases and too light on spending cuts. Judy Woodruff talks to WNYC's Todd Zwillich for House response to the bill and whether it is likely to pass when it comes to a vote.
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