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US government headed for shutdown

Republicans in the Senate failed to muster the votes needed to approve $5 billion US President Donald Trump has demanded for a border wall and Trump earlier said the shutdown could last "a very long time."

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2012 Budget Aims to Cut Deficit

President Obama's 2012 federal budget proposal is out and the debate over spending has begun. This comes while the 2011 budget has yet to be resolved. For the GOP it's all about cutting, so will the president's proposed budget make it through Congress?