Friday, March 6, 2009

Republican Spending Freeze Fails in House Vote

by Connie Hair

In a bold move today, House Republicans attempted to force the Democrat majority to freeze federal government spending at current levels. Because Senate Democrat leadership failed to get enough votes to pass the porked-up $410 billion omnibus spending bill last night, funding for the federal government runs out today. A continuing resolution is required to keep the government funded through early next week while the Senate Democrat leadership looks for a patsy to give them the additional vote needed to reach cloture allowing the bill to come up for a vote for final passage......

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