Federal Budget

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CBS News Bob Schieffer On Washington Politics

Veteran journalist Bob Schieffer


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Dayton: Tax Pushback To Be ‘Death Of This Country’

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he still wants to raise income taxes on the top 2 percent of earners as the Legislature heads into a mid-term election that will shape the second half of his first term.


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Sen. Al Franken Joins Dave Lee At State Fair

US Senator Al Franken discussed many issues with Dave Lee on Thursday’s WCCO Morning News from the State Fair.


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Sen. Klobuchar On The WCCO Morning News

Dave Lee welcomed U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to the State Fair on the opening day.


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Cable News Camera Catches White House Trespasser

CNN cameras were in position to catch a trespasser at the White House yesterday


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President Obama Announces Budget Agreement

President Obama delivers a statement to the press on announcing that the leaders of both parties have reached an agreement that will reduce the deficit and avoid default.


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Pawlenty Says He Supports House GOP Budget

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Thursday for the first time that he supports House Republicans’ budget outline that calls for cuts to the federal deficit as well as federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.


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Bachmann: Health Care Funding Ruined Budget Deal

Minnesota congresswoman and potential GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says she’ll vote against the federal budget bill because it doesn’t remove funding for the president’s health care overhaul.