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The $1.1 trillion spending bill will do more than keep the federal government open well into next year.
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After two years with no increase in Social Security cost-of-living allowances (COLA), benefits are expected to rise as much as 3.5 percent in 2012 ... For the 14th year in a row, Congress missed the deadline for passing a budget bill for the upcoming fiscal year (is there a better way?).
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Patricia Barry has a piece on AARP Bulletin addressing the statement President Obama made when signing the health care bill last week, about how Americans should get the same health benefits that members of Congress currently have. He said, "Why can't we enjoy the same benefits that they get?"…
A news flash comes out of the results of this Quinnipiac University National Poll that was released yesterday regarding the federal deficit - and more specifically, what should be done to reduce it.
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