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Midday Roundup: Windy weather blows Orion launch back a day

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Postponed. High winds and glitches forced NASA to cancel today’s test flight of the Orion spacecraft, the next-generation rocket ship designed to replace…

House votes to fund government, arm Syrian rebels

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a short-term funding bill with an amendment authorizing President Barack Obama to…

New gas tax proposed to refill empty federal tank

New gas tax proposed to refill empty federal tank

By Emily Scheie
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Transportation | WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Wednesday proposed raising the federal gasoline and diesel taxes a total of 12…

Where has all the money gone?

Where has all the money gone?

By Cal Thomas
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Government | Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially true when they…

Focus on what works

By Cal Thomas
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Government | The Fiscal Times reported last week that the State Department has missing files or incomplete files for more than $6 billion in State Department contracts.

Listening In - Jan 24 2014

Podcast | A conversation with Congressman James Lankford

House avoids spending debate

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Republicans lose ground in curbing spending as lawmakers turn their attention on getting reelected

Bill would restore veteran benefits

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | The budget deal passed by Congress yesterday cut military retirement benefits by $6 billion.

House passes two-year budget plan

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Despite objections from both parties, the measure receives overwhelming bipartisan support

Budget battles continue

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Congressional negotiators have a budget proposal—but no one likes it

Congress scrutinizes science dollars

By Julie Borg
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Science | Should taxpayers have to pay for studies of Mayan architecture and the salt industry? How about research on the environmental consequences of fires set by…

Negotiating against the budget clock buzzer

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | Lawmakers on a new bipartisan committee wrestle with disagreements over fiscal policy

 
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