Dan Friedman

National Journal

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Staff writer at the National Journal, where he covers the Senate Leadership

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Even before House Republicans took up their so-called " Cut, Cap and Balance " budget plan today, the Obama White House portrayed it as reckless.

Bipartisan Debt Deal Develops in Senate

Even before House Republicans took up their so-called " Cut, Cap and Balance " budget plan today, the Obama White House portrayed it as reckless.

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The $38.5 billion deal to keep the government open was finally agreed to by the President and Congressional leaders only an hour before the midnight deadline on Friday.

Details of Budget Cuts Revealed

The $38.5 billion deal to keep the government open was finally agreed to by the President and Congressional leaders only an hour before the midnight deadline on Friday.

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The Pentagon's top brass and civilian leaders  asked the Senate  today for an end to "Don't Ask Don't Tell," saying it requires soldiers to lie about their identity.

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Isn't Dead Yet

The Pentagon's top brass and civilian leaders asked the Senate today for an end to "Don't Ask Don't Tell," saying it requires soldiers to lie about their identity.

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