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Republican-controlled Senate approves budget plan

March 27, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
The Republican-controlled Senate voted 52-46 along party lines early Friday morning to advance the first Republican budget in nearly a decade.

Netanyahu Re-Elected in Israel, Nuclear Talks with Iran, GOP Budget Battles and Big Money in 2016

March 20, 2015
Bibi's Strong Victory, Countdown for Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Republican Budget Plan and Candidates Angle for Billionaire Support
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Senate GOP unveils first budget in nearly a decade

March 19, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
Senate Republicans unveiled Wednesday their first budget in nearly a decade. The 10-year fiscal blueprint achieves balance, raises no new taxes, repeals Obamacare, but keeps Medicare and Social Security intact.
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What House Republicans hope next year’s budget will look like

March 17, 2015
House Republicans revealed their 2016 budget plan, pushing for deep cuts to lower the deficit, while preserving defense spending. What are the political calculations behind the proposal? Political editor Lisa Desjardins joins Gwen Ifill for a look at the priorities fueling the GOP budget.
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Senate standoff over human trafficking bill stalls Loretta Lynch confirmation

March 16, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about why a human trafficking bill is standing in the way of a Senate confirmation vote for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, what happened when Jeb Bush and Scott Walker recently tested the waters in New Hampshire and whether voters care about scrutiny over Hillary Clinton’s email.
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House GOP budget cuts $5.5 trillion in spending

March 17, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
House Republicans will unveil a 10-year budget blueprint Tuesday that they say will cut $5.5 trillion in spending and help create a budget surplus by 2026.
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Republicans' fear: 2 more years of gridlock

March 4, 2015
Manu Raju | POLITICO
The Homeland Security standoff that ended Tuesday has GOP lawmakers worried they’ve 'hit a wall.'
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'Never go into these things without a plan'

March 2, 2015
Manu Raju, Jake Sherman, John Bresnahan | POLITICO
In December, at a meeting of the raucous Republican Study Committee in the basement of the Capitol, Georgia Rep. Tom Price made a recommendation he hoped would help resolve an uprising in his party over President Barack Obama’s immigration orders.
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What Homeland Security Lapse Would Look Like; FCC Votes for Net Neutrality; Identity of Jihadi John; Hillary Clinton's Foreign Money Problem

February 27, 2015
What net neutrality means for you, Jihadi John's identity revealed, and funding DHS
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