414Feb 15, 2013
Newsmakers with Representative Harold Rogers
House Appropriations Committee Chair Harold Rogers (R-KY), talked about his continuing resolution to fund the federal government. He argued that his plan extends the current continuing ...
57Dec 6, 2012
Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations
Andrew Taylor spoke via Skype about the debt ceiling and “fiscal cliff” negotiations.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of ...
40Jul 8, 2011
Balanced Budget Amendment Debate
Andrew Taylor talked by phone about the House canceling an upcoming recess in order to debate a proposal for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
970May 26, 2011
Newsmakers with Senator Coburn
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about the federal budget and national debt. Senator Coburn recently dropped out of the “Gang of Six” senators group working to reach agreement on ...
890Apr 8, 2011
Update on Budget Negotiations
Andrew Taylor spoke by phone about the latest news on efforts to reach an agreement on a continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2011, and the potential for ...
253Apr 1, 2011
Newsmakers with Representative Norm Dicks
Representative Norm Dicks talked about how to get a spending bill that Democrats and Republicans can agree on. The current short-term CR expires next Friday, April 8, 2011.
374Jul 14, 2010
Andy Taylor spoke by phone about the politics behind Senate deliberations on extension of unemployment benefits. The House passed a bill on May 28, but about 2 million jobless lost benefits in ...
224May 6, 2010
Newsmakers with Senator Dick Durbin
Majority Whip Dick Durbin talked about Senate Democratic efforts to pass financial reform legislation and the Democrats' record on legislation this session as they head into the 2010 midterm ...
6May 14, 2008
War Funding Legislation
Andrew Taylor talked about the status of the Iraq Supplemental Spending Bill.
22Dec 17, 2007
2007 Federal Spending
Andrew Taylor talked about the passage of the omnibus spending bill. He said that it was passed in a two step fashion, with the passage of the funding for Cabinet positions occurring separately ...
8Dec 14, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 Appropriations
Andrew Taylor talked about the Omnibus Spending Bill that had been negotiated in Congress.
10Jul 23, 2007
Andy Taylor was interviewed by telephone about the state of the spending legislation being considered by Congress during the week.
14Apr 4, 2007
Iraq Supplemental Funding Debate
Mr. Taylor talked about the military’s financial needs, supplemental funding for operations in Iraq, and the latest debate between President Bush and the Senate over a timeline for ...
60Apr 20, 2006
Discussion on the Federal Budget
Eric Pianin and Andrew Taylor were interviewed about past federal budget battles, the interaction between Congress and the president, the current budget disagreements, the failure of the House to ...
7Oct 17, 2005
Mr. Taylor talked about the congressional legislative agenda, emergency spending plans for hurricane relief, and other budget issues.