Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

House OKs $1 Trillion Budget Deal, Sends Bill to Senate

The House has passed a $1.14 trillion spending bill to fund the government through next September. It's a peaceful end in the House to a yearlong struggle over the budget, taxes, and Republican demands of President Barack Obama. The 316-113 vote sends the bill to the Senate. Senators are expected vote on the budget measure in combination with a year-end tax plan that gives breaks to working families and a wide variety of business interests. Friday's action promises to...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter