GOP moderates push back on tea party spending cuts


WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning to foment a revolt of their own.
 
 
 

Obama says GOP won't force government shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he doesn't think congressional Republicans will force...
 

Time to take a bite out of food stamps?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically speaking.
 

Pentagon: We're not crying wolf over budget cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon officials insist they are not crying wolf when they say proposed budget...
 

Commanders: Budget cuts could erode nuke arsenal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top military officers, one slated to take command of America's nuclear arsenal...
 

Treasury's Lew: Congress needs to pass debt limit
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress needs to raise the debt limit and take away the "cloud of uncertainty" about...
 

Tricky obstacles ahead to averting shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — There hasn't been a government shutdown in nearly two decades, but top lawmakers...
 

Senate panel refuses IRS cuts sought by GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have stepped in to protect the Internal Revenue Service from huge...
 

Pentagon chief can't offer hope in budget cuts
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The audience at the military based in Charleston, S.C., gasped in...
 

US Air Force combat forces, Thunderbirds to fly again after being grounded by budget cuts
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — US Air Force combat forces, Thunderbirds to fly again after being grounded by budget...
 
 
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Political News


House lawmakers grill DCF chief over missing…
A Massachusetts agency is under fire for failing to supervise a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who is now feared dead.
 

Gov. Patrick reschedules the State of the…
Governor Deval Patrick has rescheduled his State of the Commonwealth address after cancelling the speech Tuesday night because…
 

Gov unveils no-surprises $36.4B state budget
Governor Deval Patrick unveiled a no-surprises $36.4 billion dollar state budget proposal Wednesday, the final spending…
 

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Statehouse Bureau


House lawmakers grill DCF chief over missing…
A Massachusetts agency is under fire for failing to supervise a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who is now feared dead.
 

Holyoke recognized for youth benefits
Holyoke is gaining community recognition for its efforts in creating programs that benefit the youth of Western Mass.
 

Gov. Patrick reschedules the State of the…
Governor Deval Patrick has rescheduled his State of the Commonwealth address after cancelling the speech Tuesday night because…
 

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White House News


Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month,…
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this…
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in…
 

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for…
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf, visits with friends…
 

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