Lori Montgomery

Washington Post

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Economic policy reporter for the Washington Post

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For the first time in two years, House and Senate Committee leaders may have forged a budget agreement.

Congress Has Just Days to Pass a 'Cease-fire' Budget Deal

For the first time in two years, House and Senate Committee leaders may have forged a budget agreement.

from To the Point

The top leaders of both parties in the House and the Senate were scheduled to meet with the President and Vice President at the White House this afternoon. Earlier, Mr.

Washington’s Debate Over the Shutdown and Debt Default Continues

The top leaders of both parties in the House and the Senate were scheduled to meet with the President and Vice President at the White House this afternoon. Earlier, Mr.

from To the Point

With most members on their way to the airport for a week-long recess, the House today joined the Senate with a vote to end the furloughs of air-traffic controllers.

Congress Scrambles to End Air Traffic Furloughs

With most members on their way to the airport for a week-long recess, the House today joined the Senate with a vote to end the furloughs of air-traffic controllers.

from To the Point

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