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  • House tries to get appropriations bills on track

    The House on Wednesday took the first step in a bipartisan drive to fix its broken process for handling the $1 trillion provided to federal agencies each year for their day-to-day operations.


  • President Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, as Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. (left) and House Speaker John A. Boehner applaud. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

    Colleges assured tuition cap will fail

    President Obama's plan to withhold some financial aid from universities that "jack up" tuition rates each year is being panned across the higher education spectrum, and House Republicans appear poised to kill it before it ever gets off the ground.


  • **FILE** Rep. Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican (Associated Press)

    House GOP calls for 'historic' spending cuts

    House Republicans unveiled a spending bill Friday night that calls for deep cuts to many federal programs, a move they say will shed significant government waste, lower the deficit and spur the economy.


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    Appropriations chief sharpens spending knife to mollify base

    The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday announced deeper budget cuts than earlier proposed — a move intended to stem criticisms that House Republicans would renege on a top campaign promise.


  • Rep. Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican, is set to wield the House Appropriations Committee gavel in the 112th Congress. (Associated Press)

    House GOP calls for more spending cuts

    The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday announced deeper budget cuts than earlier proposed — a move intended to stem criticisms that House Republicans would renege on a top campaign promise.


  • House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio, flanked by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia (right) and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of California, said they found some common ground with President Obama at a private lunch Wednesday. (Associated Press)

    Longtime programs on table for budget ax

    The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday announced deep federal spending cuts — including the elimination of some established programs — in a preliminary budget plan, while top Republican House leaders met with President Obama to discuss ways to rein in spending and shrink the national debt.


  • **FILE** Rep. Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican (Associated Press)

    House GOP outlines sweeping spending cuts

    House Republicans on Wednesday proposed ending more than 60 government programs and cutting hundreds of others in a $35 billion down payment on their promise to rein in federal deficits.


  • Rep. Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican, is set to wield the House Appropriations Committee gavel in the 112th Congress. (Associated Press)

    Kentucky's Rogers to get Appropriations gavel

    House Republicans on Tuesday picked Rep. Harold Rogers of Kentucky as chairman of the chamber's powerful Appropriations Committee — a move that would put the panel with direct control over vast amounts of federal spending in the hands of a longtime supporter of earmarks.


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