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Syria, Sequester, & Mists Of Unreality At Senate Appropriations Mark-Up

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

Fireworks over the US Capitol Dome in Washington, DC.

CAPITOL HILL: Syria and sequestration dominated today’s Senate Appropriations Committee’s mark-up of the $594 billion defense spending bill for fiscal year 2014, but there was little actual progress on either. Appropriators are historically the most hard-nosed legislators; they’re the committees that have to match congressional rhetoric with actual money. But today, the appropriators approved a… Keep reading →

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