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Budget Stalemate Continues

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Budget Stalemate Continues

The budget stalemate continues on Capitol hill with no signs of any impending deals. There were several budget bills that were up for votes in the House Friday and Saturday, with most failing. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem…

She says House republicans do not want the country to default on its debts, but they are also serious in wanting some budget and spending reforms…

Treasury officials say the debt ceiling has to be extended by October 17th, or the country could default on some of its debt. Noem says their goal is to have everyone treated the same under the Affordable Care Act…

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