Both Sides Confident on Deficit Talks Despite Impasse

Democrats and Republicans continued to squabble over the details of competing proposals, offering little evidence that a deal was at hand.

  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs
    President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
  • Senator-elect Doug Jones talks victory in Alabama
    But President Trump is confident that it gets done by the end of this week ... WALLACE: Let's turn to the deficit. Your Treasury Department issued a one-page statement this week that was pretty controversial. You said the combination of tax cuts, rollback ...
    12/17/2017 - 4:49 am | View Link
  • Today's market view
    In recognition of the latest positive economic data in the region, Draghi added that he was more confident that the inflation target ... signaling sustained market deficit. The ILZSG estimate the global market was in 401,000 tonne deficit in Jan-Oct ...
    12/14/2017 - 8:59 pm | View Link
  • The Finance 202: Senate to draw red line on estate levy as part of tax negotiations
    Collins confident on deal. Washington Examiner's Kyle Feldscher ... The British prime minister struck a landmark deal to conclude the first phase of Brexit talks, but the question of how to avoid a hard Irish border may need to be further clarified ...
    12/10/2017 - 11:10 pm | View Link
  • Trading Day blog: live markets coverage; Telstra bargain hunters swoop; plus analysis and opinion
    “By 2021, even if Kazatomprom returns to full production, we model a supply deficit at a time when secondary supplies ... from various industry stakeholders and ASX, we are reasonably confident of a ‘Go’ decision and assign a 80 per cent probability ...
    12/5/2017 - 6:59 am | View Link
  • Closing bell: Sensex ends lower, Nifty manages to close above 10,100; PSU banks gain
    Low base effect and HRA hike (7th Pay Commission) could raise core inflation while higher government spend and deviating fiscal deficit target could translate ... digested the latest news surrounding Brexit talks and monitored fresh economic data.
    12/4/2017 - 9:12 pm | View Link
  • More
  • International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos ...
    Get the latest international news and world events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at
    12/14/2017 - 11:34 pm | View Website
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    12/14/2017 - 9:47 pm | View Website
  • Red River Farm Network
    Red River Farm Network News. USDA Report is Within Trade Expectations — As expected, the USDA World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate report was slightly ...
    12/14/2017 - 7:02 pm | View Website
  • Today's Stock Market News and Analysis
    Get the latest news and analysis in the stock market today, including national and world stock market news, business news, financial news and more.
    12/14/2017 - 2:59 pm | View Website
  • Wires
    9 Mins Ago. NEW DELHI, Dec 13- India's federal tax authority is investigating bitcoin exchanges to try and find a way to tax transactions, an official said on ...
    12/14/2017 - 10:48 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News