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Policy: Budgets & Deficits

How Harry Reid hopes to save funding for Israel from August gridlock

By David M. Drucker | 07/28/14 04:29 PM

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Monday moved to ensure Israel receives crucial military aid, decoupling $225 million funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system from a controversial border bill.
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How to run for Senate, according to Michelle Nunn's campaign

By Rebecca Berg | 07/28/14 03:46 PM

A lot of thought and planning goes into running for Senate, but those machinations often occur fully behind the scenes. But an early memo from one Senate campaign brings some of this strategy to light.
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House votes to let airlines advertise fares without taxes included

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/28/14 03:26 PM

The House this afternoon quickly approved a measure to allow airlines to advertise the base ticket fair to consumers while excluding the government fees and taxes that can add as much as 20 percent to the cost.
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