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Cantor to conservatives: We’re not shutting down the government

Sorry, Ted Cruz.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 9, 2013
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Will a fight over defense spending blow up the sequester?

Democrats want to replace the sequester, and boost both domestic and defense spending in the process. Republicans also want defense spending to go up - but want domestic programs to pay for it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 7, 2013
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INTERACTIVE: Presidents rarely get the budget they want

Looking back over the past 70 years, presidents have rarely gotten exactly the spending levels they requested.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 9, 2013
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