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San Francisco ChronicleWhite House says it's open to 'looking at' flexibility on budget cuts to avoid FAA ...Washington PostWASHINGTON — The White House now says it's willing to consider legislation that would give the administration the budget-cutting flexibility to avoid furloughs of air traffic controllers. Those furloughs could result in widespread air traffic delays.Sequester slams air-traffic control systemExaminer.comall 43 news articles »

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  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. 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
  • Congress Passes Bill to End Flight Delays
    The House gave quick and overwhelming approval Friday to legislation to give the secretary of transportation enough financial flexibility to bring the nation’s air traffic control system back up to full strength and end the mounting flight delays that had become a political headache for Congress. More
  • U.S. economy grows at 2.5% rate in 1st quarter
    U.S. economic growth accelerated from January through March, buoyed by the strongest consumer spending in more than two years. The strength offset further declines in government spending that are expected to drag on growth throughout the year. More
  • FAA clears Boeing battery fix, ending 787 flight ban
    The Federal Aviation Administration gave formal approval on Thursday for a new lithium-ion battery system for Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner, ending a three-month ban and clearing airlines to fly the plane with passengers again. More
  • More Democrats urge Biden to drop out following NATO press conference
    Two more House Democrats have joined the ranks of those calling for President Biden to abandon his re-election bid following his NATO press conference last night.
    07/12/2024 - 10:59 pm | View Link
  • Democrats weigh Biden's impact on House races as Republicans grow confident of holding majority
    Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries provided a succinct answer this week when asked if President Joe Biden was a liability for the most vulnerable House Democrats seeking reelection — “No.” About 20 ...
    07/12/2024 - 10:47 am | View Link
  • Democrats could force Biden out under the 25th Amendment — but probably won’t
    The 25th Amendment can allow the removal of an unfit president. Democrats called for invoking it to replace Trump in 2021, but it's unlikely they'll do so with Biden.
    07/11/2024 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Sen. Michael Bennet says Democrats could 'lose the whole thing' — the White House and Congress — with Biden running
    Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado said Democrats could lose the White House and both chambers of Congress if Biden stays in the race.
    07/9/2024 - 3:29 pm | View Link
  • House and Senate races draw renewed focus for Democrats after Biden's bad debate
    Joe Biden’s shaky debate has turned more Democratic Party attention on races down the ballot, with donors and campaigns looking for ways to shore up a firewall.
    07/9/2024 - 7:40 am | View Link
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