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By Elizabeth Shell
Just in time for tax season: a tax receipt calculator that shows you how the federal government spends your taxes. It's easy to use: just enter your federal tax amount for 2010 and press 'calculate receipt.' The…
In other news Thursday, police in Yemen attacked protesters' camps and injured more than 80. In Bahrain, police arrested six leading activists in the opposition movement. In the U.S., the Senate approved a spending bill that includes $6 billion in…
For all their efforts, movie stars/Oscar hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco weren't enough to lift the TV viewing audience for the Academy Awards this year over what they were in 2010. An average of 37 million Americans watched, versus…
Judy Woodruff talks with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. Allen West, R-Fla.
Kwame Holman reports on a Republican-backed proposal gaining support from some Democrats that could reduce the threat of a government shutdown.
Governors across the U.S. are struggling to balance budgets and slash spending in a tough economic climate. Judy Woodruff talks to Republican Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and Democratic Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer about the collective-bargaining battle and what impacts a…
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.
As debate continues over President Obama's budget proposal, Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Mark Warner discuss their bipartisan approach to addressing the debt crisis -- and the pitfalls they face in doing so.
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