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U.S. Budget Deficit

REUTERS/Gary Cameron - (L-R) Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) take questions from the media regarding the upcoming budget battle on Capitol Hill in Washington September 29, 2015.

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Government shutdown avoided (for now), and a new GOP strategy takes shape

October 1, 2015, Molly E. Reynolds

This week, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives began work on a budget reconciliation bill that eliminates federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year and repeals some components of the landmark 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA).  In this post, Molly Reynolds looks at the current approach Congress is taking to funding the government. 

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