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December 18th, 2013
07:49 PM ET

Sen Paul: New budget is a step backwards

Sen. Rand Paul was among the 36 who said no to the budget passed by the Senate. He explains his vote to Wolf Blitzer.


Filed under: Budget • Rand Paul • Wolf Blitzer
December 18th, 2013
07:48 PM ET

Senate passes budget plan

The Senate passes a bi-partisan budget plan that will set spending levels for the next two years.


Filed under: Budget • Dana Bash
December 12th, 2013
08:57 PM ET

After budget deal passes, what's next?

News that broke in "The Situation Room" tonight: The House passes a budget deal that was hammered out by Republican Rep. Paul Ryan and Democrat Sen. Patty Murray. CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Dana Bash, and Gloria Borger discuss the compromise and what comes next.

RELATED: Budget deal turns GOP rift into open war.


Filed under: Budget • Congress • Dana Bash • Gloria Borger
December 12th, 2013
06:46 PM ET

Boehner at war with conservative groups

As Democrats and Republicans reach a compromise on a budget bill that will fund the government and avoid a government shutdown next year, outside conservative groups are trying to stand in the way of what they see as a bad deal - and House Speaker John Boehner is not happy about it. CNN's Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Budget • Congress • Dana Bash • John Boehner