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Congress fails to approve budget before recess

Embattled Democrats put off votes, debates on taxes, other tough issues until after election A deeply unpopular Congress is bolting for the campaign trail without finishing its most basic job — approving a budget for the government year that begins on Friday. Lawmakers also are postponing a major fight over…

Obama: GOP hasn’t been honest with Americans

Obama: GOP hasn’t been honest with Americans about tough choices that need to be made Arguing doggedly against returning Republicans to power, President Barack Obama told Iowa voters Wednesday that the GOP has been dishonest about what needs to be done to revive the economy and restore middle-class dreams. “We…