Politics Dec 02

Budget talks hit snag over environmental issues, refugees

Talks on a massive, government-wide spending bill have hit a snag as Republicans press demands for policy provisions on the environment, regulation of the financial services industry and making it more difficult for Syrian and Iraqi refugees to enter the…

Politics Nov 02

Obama signs 2-year budget, debt deal before default deadline

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law a bipartisan budget bill that avoids a catastrophic U.S. default and puts off the next round of fighting over federal spending and debt until after next year's presidential and congressional…

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