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  1. Business - Economy - US POLITICS

    Budget deal in the US would stop another government shutdown

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... not raise taxes and added: "I see this agreement as a step in the right direction." Murray, the Senate's top budget chief, said she and Ryan had set aside political differences. She ... "That uncertainty was devastating to our fragile economic recovery." House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, said it was a "positive step forward by replacing one-time spending cuts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1378244/budget-deal-us-would-stop-another-government-shutdown
  2. News - World - US POLITICS

    United States House vote brings government shutdown closer

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... shutdown in 17 years. Barely two days before a shutdown deadline, Republican leaders set off a political firestorm when they announced on Saturday that their stop-gap federal spending bill aims ... vowed to veto any such bill. Both chambers would need a two-thirds majority vote to override a presidential veto, which is close to impossible given the current political breakdown on Capitol ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1320826/united-states-house-vote-brings-government-shutdown-closer
  3. News - World - US POLITICS

    US polls open for tight presidential contest

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 07:18pm by AFP

    ... would make history as the first Mormon president and promises to ignite economic growth and job creation. Both men, exhausted by the last manic Monday of a campaign that has raged for two years, ... expected to change hands, the current political gridlock will likely linger. In a quaint slice of Americana, the people of the hamlet of Dixville Notch, in northern New Hampshire, played ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1076397/us-polls-open-tight-presidential-contest

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