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Pelosi Husband Assaulted

Tomorrow’s vote has a lot of nerves on edge on Capitol Hill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband is recovering. But the attack at the Pelosi home in San Francisco has Congress rattled once again about security.

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How Congress plans to fill in the budget framework for 2022 appropriations

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Douglas Holtz-Eakin

The writers of this century-old law might not recognize how it is actually followed

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, file photo, the U.S. Treasury Building stands in Washington. On Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, the Treasury Department reports on foreign holdings of U.S. debt for December 2015. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Treasury eyes TSP’s G fund as stopgap way to avoid debt ceiling

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Jacob Lew

Debt limit to arrive 2 days early, Treasury secretary warns Congress

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House GOP offers shutdown-debt plan, but no agreement yet

House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the 11-day partial government shutdown as part of a framework that would…

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Furloughs, debt ceiling and lobbying

On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss how the debt limit and furloughs are affecting the economy, and how a case being…

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Congress’ to-do list crowded with budget headaches

Congress returns to work today with a crowded agenda and little time. Lawmakers must come to agreement on 2014 funding before the fiscal year ends Sept. 30 or risk a government shutdown. Also on the agenda: coming up with an alternative to the automatic spending constraints known as sequestration and negotiating a raise in the government’s borrowing limit. There are also other measures affecting federal employees that remain to be worked out, including legislation to overhaul the cash-strapped Postal…

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