House Passes $643 Billion Defense Bill

The GOP-controlled House of Representatives on Friday passed a nearly $643 billion military spending bill -- a measure at odds with prior defense spending agreements and President Barack Obama's Pentagon plans.

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  • Senate passes defense bill with Montana wilderness additions - Ravalli Republic
    The National Defense Authorization Act allows $585 billion in Pentagon discretionary spending ... bipartisan majorities in both the House and
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    03/11/2015 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • Effort to boost military spending puts GOP in a bind on the budget
    WASHINGTON — Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in a bind.
    03/9/2015 - 10:31 am | View Link
  • Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in a bind.
    03/9/2015 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • Republicans Threaten Keystone Rider to Must-Pass Legislation If Obama Vetoes
    The Republicans in Congress passed a Senate bill Wednesday approving the construction of the $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline, which President Obama has pledged to veto....
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  • Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 2/27/15
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BING NEWS:
  • House passes budget, Senate next
    Approval of the nonbinding budget was certain, one day after the House ratified ... security.” Defense spending emerged as a struggle between the political parties where appearances meant more than policies. Obama proposed $612 billion for the Pentagon ...
    03/26/2015 - 5:03 pm | View Link
  • Senate up next after House passes bold conservative budget
    Approval of the non-binding budget was certain, one day after the House ratified ... security." Defense spending emerged as a struggle between the political parties where appearances meant more than policies. Obama proposed $612 billion for the Pentagon ...
    03/26/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • House Passes Budget Resolution
    The plan includes $20 billion more in defense spending beyond what the House Budget Committee approved last week, for a total of $96 billion. “Unlike the president, who proposes $2.1 trillion in new tax hikes, our budget does not raise taxes, and in fact ...
    03/26/2015 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • House Passes Budget Using Unusual Rule
    The budget that earned the most votes was the one dubbed “Price 2,” which matches the one passed in the House Budget panel last week but includes a $20 billion increase in defense spending. Faced with conflicting interests of fiscal conservatism and ...
    03/26/2015 - 6:20 am | View Link
  • House Passes $3.8 Trillion Budget, Senate Up Next
    The House of Representatives passed a $3.8 trillion budget for fiscal year 2016 on Wednesday. The final vote was 228-199, after lawmakers voted down a similar spending package that included less for defense spending. The measure calls for $96 billion in ...
    03/25/2015 - 1:59 pm | View Link
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    A few days after the chaos of a failed vote to fund the Department of Homeland Security, Speaker John Boehner asked for a meeting, alone, with House Democratic Leader ...
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  • The United States House of Representatives · House.gov
    Home page of the United States House of Representatives ... Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description; 144: 03-26: H R 2: Passed: Medicare Access and CHIP ...
    03/30/2015 - 3:20 am | View Website
  • Speaker Blog | Speaker.gov
    House Votes to Strengthen Medicare: What They’re Saying March 27, 2015. This week, Speaker Boehner led the House in passing “a big win for the American people ...
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  • House Passes Bill Cutting $40 Billion From Food Stamps
    House Republicans narrowly pushed through a bill on Thursday that slashes billions of dollars from the food stamp program, over Democrats’ objections.
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