Monthly Archives: March 2013

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CD020: Continuing Resolution, Part 2

Part 2 of the Continuing Resolution which funds the government until September 30th. In this section, we look at the funding for the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security.

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CD019: Continuing Resolution, Part 1

Part 1 of a two part series on the continuing resolution that will fund the government until the end of September. In this episode, we examine the funding for the Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, and science related appropriations. Continue reading

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CD018: The Ryan Budget

Low-lights of the Ryan budget are described after we run down the bills passed by the House this week. We also look into an eighteen-year emergency continued this week by President Obama. Continue reading

President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act on March 7, 2013

CD017: VAWA & Funding Defense

We take a close look at the Violence Against Women Act re-authorization as the President signs it into law. We also look at the continuing resolution passed by the House, which funds defense while leaving the rest of the government in chaos. Continue reading

CD016: They Want Cuts

No one really tried to avert the sequester, the House of Representatives travels in style, and something good actually happened this week in Congress. Continue reading