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Congress takes another step toward saving A-10 fighter from budget ax

By: Ryan Howes/Cronkite News Service

WASHINGTON — Congress moved one step closer to saving the embattled A-10 “Warthog” for another year, with Senate Appropriations Committee approval Thursday of a defense funding bill that included $338 million to keep the jets flying. 524 more words

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Homeland Secretary To Try To Sell $3.7B Border Request To Senate Committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what figures to be a tough sell, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Barack Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants that has overwhelmed the Border Patrol in South Texas. 599 more words

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Homeland Chief Will Make Case for Obama's $3.7 Billion Border Request

(WASHINGTON) — In what figures to be a tough sell, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Barack Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants that has overwhelmed the Border Patrol in South Texas. 582 more words

Senate Democrats Scuttle Vote On Spending Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Apparently fearing that the top Senate Republican might score a political win, Democrats for the second time in a week cancelled a preliminary vote on a major spending bill. 705 more words

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U.S. military leaders warn of difficulty of Iraq airstrikes

By Craig Whitlock
The Washington Post

The Pentagon’s top leaders testified Wednesday that a U.S. campaign of airstrikes in Iraq would be fraught with complications… 506 more words

PA Lawmakers’ Agenda Is Long As Days Become Few

By Tony Romeo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Pennsylvania lawmakers are scheduled to recess for the summer at the end of the month, but, as usual, it appears final action on the budget and any other major issues will come down to the final days before they leave town. 243 more words

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