Kelsey Snell

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For the first time in five years, Congress may be able to pass a budget.  Republican and Democratic leaders made a deal late last night after lengthy negotiations behind closed doors.

Budget Deal Reached, but Will GOP Go Along?

For the first time in five years, Congress may be able to pass a budget.  Republican and Democratic leaders made a deal late last night after lengthy negotiations behind closed doors.

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America's transportation system is falling apart. More than half of all roads, highways and bridges are "obsolete" or "at high risk for catastrophe."

The Highway Trust Fund Encounters Congestion in Congress

America's transportation system is falling apart. More than half of all roads, highways and bridges are "obsolete" or "at high risk for catastrophe."

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