- Senate panel keeps domestic budgets frozen for now Updated: May-21-15 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON - Ignoring veto threats, Republicans on a key Senate panel Wednesday approved an overall freeze on the annual operating budgets for domestic agencies while padding overseas military accounts to raise Pentagon budget limits by $36 billion.
- Murray, mom in tennis shoes in '92, stands her ground Updated: Apr-27-15 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON - There's a disturbance in the force of the tradition-bound Senate and her name is Patty Murray.
- Boehner: OK to swap agency budget boosts for other cuts Updated: Apr-23-15 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that he'd welcome a bipartisan move to replace budget cuts to domestic agencies and the Pentagon with cuts elsewhere in the government's almost $4 trillion budget.