Washington (CNN) - The Senate will consider a proposal to fund the government until March under an agreement worked out by its Republican and Democratic leaders, the chamber's top Republican told CNN on Sunday.
Spending authorization measures are necessary to keep the government running. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives last week approved a brief extension of the funding resolution that was expiring on Saturday, allowing the government to keep running through Tuesday.
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Pretty much what we did was give the republicans everything they wanted. The democrats just find it easier that way.
Why are the Democrats in the Senate even listening to these Republicans?
Tell them to shut up and sit down, we own the Senate.
Maybe the reason the Democrats had to give in to the Republicans is because the Democrats got spanked badly in the last election. The people have spoken and told the Democrats that your direction is damaging to the economy and national security of this great nation. Once we get rid of Obama then this country can stand tall again with pride.
Orlando Patriot SHUT UP!!!!! Obama will easily be re elected! The Repubs have no idea on how to run the government!
So much wasted time on issues that so obviously needed for our economy and world!!!!
Yes, I don't think President Obama will face a tough reelection challenge either. Given Democrats did get "spanked badly in the last election," the public, as both sides know, is extremely fickle and changes their minds with the wind. What is true is this:
-The public agreed with Democrats on keeping tax cuts only for the middle class
-The public agreed with ending Don't Ask, Don't Tell
-The public agreed with ratifying the START treaty
-Heck, the public even wanted a public option to be in the healthcare package
Republicans aren't good at doing the right thing. They're just good at making the Democrats look so bad that they're the only obvious choice. Hence all the negative campaigning.
Orlando Patriot, I bet you are Rush's whipping boy!
Orlando Patriot is as delusional as McPamper. Hmmmm - Maybe sunshine erodes brains.
Wow! You said a mouthful, but you did get facts on anything that you said. You some how you forget that the Republicans got us into two wars and brought this country to its knees with their great economic policies. Next time, please provide facts with your statements...By the way, the nation is experiencing ten straight growth quarters and not contracting as it was under Bush and the Republicans. Although job growth is painfully slow, 700 jobs per month that were being lost under Bush and the Republicans is not happening under Obama and the Dems. Finally, it is not the Dems. who are holding the Start Treaty; it is the Republicans. Again, next time just the facts and only the facts.
it is difficult to believe people actually voted for some of these GOPers
its not a tax cut but a stupid ,stupid BOZO THE IDIOT in the white house stimulus money that is keep putting America deeper in debts !!! and the dumbocrats telling us that its a good package ! LIKE HELL IT IS !
Since my IRA account gained 30% the past two years after performing terribly while dubya was in, I hope the Obama administration can keep up the good work in spite of all the militarist Republican claptrap.