No Government Shutdown: Officials Agree to Deadline Deal

Barely more than an hour before a midnight deadline Friday night, officials announced a deal to avert a government shutdown. The agreement to keep the government funded for the next six months would cut approximately $38 billion from the 2010 budget baseline, officials said, and $78.5 billion from President Obama's 2011 budget proposal. It also would keep intact funding to Planned Parenthood and resist several other proposed Republican policy changes. "We protected the investments we need to...Full Story
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