continuing resolution

House Dems Try To Pass Discharge Petition While GOP Obstructs
Republicans are so touchy lately! Read more...
Rachel Maddow Helps John Boehner With Some 'Very Easy Math'
Rachel Maddow debunks Speaker Boehner's claim that he doesn't have the votes to pass a clean CR. Read more...
GOPers Accuse Harry Reid Of Not Caring About Kids With Cancer
Who needs Fox when you've got CNN doing their bidding instead? Dana Bash gave the right-wingers all the excuse they needed to take Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid out of context when she asked him why he wasn't willing to give into the Republicans' demand to cherry-pick which parts of the government they want to fund instead of passing a clean CR. Read more...
Reid: 'We Will Not Go To Conference With A Gun To Our Head'
Sen. Harry Reid was having none of the Republicans latest round of hostage taking and brinkmanship, with their offer to go to conference committee, which would all but assure we'd be watching another thirty hours or so of debate on the Senate floor. Read more...
Moderate GOPers Revolting Against Tea Party In Government Shutdown Fight: UPDATED
25 Republicans May Vote Against Taking Up Spending Bill With Obamacare Provision Read more...

↓ More items below ↓
Boehner On Passing Clean Continuing Resolution: 'Not Going To Happen'
Refused to answer if he meant that the House won't vote on a clean CR tonight, or if they won't vote on a clean CR ever. Read more...
Here's your Congress at work, still doing the bidding of the NRA and Wayne LaPierre when they hope no one is paying attention. Read more...
I can't say I have a good feeling about this. Why are they cooperating on this? WASHINGTON — The top Republican and Democrat on Capitol Hill have announced an agreement to keep the government running on autopilot for six months when the Read more...
NY Rep. Hinchey argues against the GOP continuing resolution due to the disaster relief provisions Someone should have told Eric Cantor holding disaster aid hostage for budget cuts was a bad idea. Maybe someone did, but he chose not to listen. Read more...
After sleeping through the worst part of the hurricane last night, I woke this morning to the Washington Post reporting that disaster relief will have to be pulled from the Midwest to handle the East Coast hurricane problems. "With less than $1 Read more...