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Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

May 24, 2017
Erica Werner | Associated Press
President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal got an icy reception on Capitol Hill Tuesday, and that was just from the Republicans.
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Trump’s budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years

May 23, 2017
Robert Costa, Damian Paletta | The Washington Post
President Trump on Tuesday will propose cutting federal spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years, a historic budget contraction that would severely ratchet back spending across dozens of programs and could completely reshape government assistance to the poor.
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What’s in the spending agreement? We read it so you don’t have to.

May 2, 2017
Kelsey Snell, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Lawmakers reached an agreement late Sunday on a broad spending package to fund the federal government through the end of the fiscal year in September, ending weeks of uncertainty.
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Trump Takes Aim at School Lunch Guidelines and a Girls’ Education Program

May 2, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Erica L. Green | The New York Times
The Trump administration took aim Monday at two signature programs of the former first lady Michelle Obama, rolling back her efforts to promote healthy school lunches nationwide and potentially rebranding her program to educate adolescent girls abroad.
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Congressional negotiators reach deal on government funding through September

May 1, 2017
Manu Raju, Ted Barrett | CNN
Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached a critical agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill that if approved by the House and Senate would fund the government through the end of September.
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House passes spending deal to keep the federal government open another week

April 28, 2017
Kelsey Snell, Robert Costa, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
A short-term spending agreement to keep the federal government open for another week passed the House of Representatives on Friday.
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Congress and President Obama barrel toward 2013 shutdown

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September 27, 2013
Congress and President Obama try to avoid a government shutdown in 2013.
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Countdown to potential government shutdown

April 22, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on moves the Trump administration is taking in order to avoid a government shutdown.
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Here’s Why the Chances of a Government Shutdown Just Went Up

April 21, 2017
Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, Carrie Dann | NBC News
This could be the story that drives the weekend and next week: The chances of a government shutdown just increased.
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