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By Associated Press
The president signed the two-week spending measure in private at the White House after the House and Senate acted to prevent a government shutdown this weekend.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
You've heard of it. It has something to do with jobs, and maybe Boeing. But what exactly is the Export-Import Bank, and what are its prospects for survival beyond its Sept. 30 expiration date?…
By Simone Pathe
Budget committee begins to air differences on spending and taxes…
Despite a 21-hour effort by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and others to block a government funding bill, the Senate voted 100-0 to clear the path for debate. Senate Democrats hope to clear the hurdle of a procedural vote before they…
The prospect of a federal government shutdown inched closer after the House passed a funding measure calling for $61 billion in cuts to this year's budget. President Obama has threatened to veto the bill. Judy Woodruff talks with the New…
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's top political news with Jim Lehrer, including the House's spending deliberations, Speaker Boehner's willingness to lose a few battles, fights over government funding and the future of public employee unions and…
Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the fourth day of deliberations in the House of Representatives over spending cuts and a continuing resolution to fund the government.
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