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Speaker Boehner's last deal: 2-year budget

...emerging budget side of the deal resembles a pact that Ryan himself put together two years ago in concert with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., that eased automatic spending cuts for the 2014-15 budget years. A lot of conservatives disliked the...
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Congress, Obama avert gov't shutdown

...pointed out that the deal bears striking similarities to a pact that Ryan fashioned two years ago in concert with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., to ease automatic spending cuts for the 2014-15 budget years. They labeled the new deal "Ryan-Murray...
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Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

...schools, teachers and students.The legislation, sponsored by Republican Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democrat Patty Murray of Washington, would prohibit the federal government from requiring or encouraging specific sets of academic standards...
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My Turn: Leaving behind No Child Left Behind

...the Republican chairman, Sen. Lamar Alexander from Tennessee, worked closely with his counterpart, Democrat Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. All members of the committee were asked for their ideas and many were accepted into the base bill. During...
Obama AG nominee up for confirmation

...negotiated by Reid and Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Patty Murray, D-Wash., would resolve that issue by establishing...including from champions for women's health care like Patty Murray, that certainly seems like the kind of thing the president...
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A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...Sen. John Boozman could be the next chairman.BUDGET: Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions would replace Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state as chairman and is likely to move swiftly to pass a budget. Sessions is a fierce opponent of the...
GOP, Dems try to repackage arguments for the new year

...of the middle class."The ongoing budget debate could be the wild card. The Senate's Democratic budget chief, Patty Murray of Washington, and her House counterpart, Republican Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, crafted a spending deal in early December...
Sen. Murkowski and her 'Senate Sisters' come through

...soon attracted two powerful women on the Democratic side of the aisle - Senators Barbara Mikulski, of Maryland, and Patty Murray, of Washington. Together these five women formed the nexus of a 13-member Senate bipartisan committee who hammered...
Empire Editorial: Wrong bill, right idea

...start up yet another arm of federal bureaucracy.But something has to be done. The unemployment numbers cited by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) are stark: She said 720,000 vets are unemployed nationwide, and 220,000 of them have served since...
Vets jobs bill bogs down in Senate

...Democratic officials did not have an estimate for how many veterans would be hired as a result of the legislation. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said much would depend upon the number of applicants. She noted that more than 720,000 veterans are...


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