On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that they had reached a deal on the federal budget for the next two years. The GOP would agree to ease the sequester by $62 billion. In return, the Democrats would agree to $85 billion in cuts to entitlement spending over the medium term. Show More Summary
When Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) announced their budget deal Tuesday night, few specific details were released. The full scope of the budget deal will begin to emerge on Wednesday, after the duo file legislative language and its provisions are analyzed. Show More Summary
Tuesday evening, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) announced they had reached a deal on a two-year budget. Although full details haven't been released, the broad outline of the deal announced was enough to draw a rebuke from GOP Rep. Show More Summary
The budget deal that Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced on Tuesday may pave the way for a vote on comprehensive immigration reform in the first months of the 2014 Congress. Last week, The Hill reported thatShow More Summary
Greta Van Susteren claims not to like ObamaCare. Last night alone, she talked about how ObamaCare was destroying the insurance industry, destroying medical practice, compromising your privacy, and insuring that (unlike the “1%”) you would not have access to the top doctors treating your serious medical condition (and would be forced to die). Show More Summary
House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc) and Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-Oregon) have reached a two-year budget agreement guaranteed to make most Republicans and Democrats unhappy—with Democrats taking the bigger hit. In the “good news” column, Democrats will not suffer any cuts to entitlements and there will be no tax increases to spoil Christmas [...]
Talk show host Mark Levin told House Budget Committee Chair Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) that the budget deal announced today with Sen. Patti Murray (D-WA) was a "Mickey Mouse" deal, tinkering at the margins of the federal budget, undoing the sequester and exchanging immediate spending increases for future spending cuts. Show More Summary
The budget deal that House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) negotiated with Senate Budget Committee chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) will still add $8 trillion to the already-oversized national debt according to data included in statements made by Ryan and Murray, Breitbart News has learned. Show More Summary
Paul Ryan and Patty Murray made the announcement: The final budget number falls about halfway between the Senate budget level of $1.058 trillion and the House budget level of $967 billion. The agreement falls far short of the grand budget bargain that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Obama once envisioned. But if passed, it will […]
(John Hinderaker) The current continuing resolution on federal spending expires in January, and Paul Ryan (on behalf of the Republican House) has been negotiating with Patty Murray (on behalf of the Democratic Senate) for an agreement to set spending levels for the remainder of FY 2014. Show More Summary
A deal, apparently: Habemas budgetum! Shortly after 6 p.m., House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan and Senate Budget Chair Patty Murray emerged behind the Senate studio podium and revealed the budget they and the conference committee had hammered out. Conservatives have warned that any budget that spent more than the sequestration limit — $967 billion — [...]
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced a budget agreement at a joint press conference Tuesday evening. The deal will avoid a shutdown – and keep the focus on Obama’s failed healthcare plan. Talking Points Memo reported: … Continue reading ?
Early Tuesday evening, Senate Budget committee chairman Patty Murray (D-WA) and House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced a...
How Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray will sell their budget deal to conservatives and liberals.
Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan have publicly announced a budget deal that they say would increase spending by $63 billion through the end of next fiscal year, but would offset...Show More Summary
I just watched the press statements from Paul Ryan and Patty Murray. The details are being described all around as “modest” and a time out. The key is that nothing much was accomplished as to the overall budget trajectory. There
"Compromise." They're announcing it now, live, on FoxNews (and I imagine a lot of other stations). National Journal laid out the basics: Budget negotiators were tantalizingly close Tuesday afternoon to reaching a two-year deal that would set annual spending levels...
The joint House–Senate budget conference has reached a deal to fund government after January 15, when the current spending bill expires. House Budget Committe chairman Paul Ryan and his Senate counterpart, Democrat Patty Murray, were...Show More Summary
A senior House Republican emerges from a closed door meeting of his conference and declares his optimism that a deal is at hand... Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray are close to a budget agreement that would set spending levels for...Show More Summary