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"Senator Murray and I decided to focus on common ground," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses whether the proposed budget agreement will pass both Houses, and whether Sen. Patty Murray "got the best of him."
We decided to focus on where is the common ground when negotiating the budget deal, says House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discussing how he and Sen. Patty Murrary, (D-Wa), were able to reach a deal on the budget. This is a small but modest step in the right direction, Ryan says.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses how he and Sen. Patty Murrary, (D-Wa), were able to reach a deal on the budget, as both lawmakers sought common ground.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., discusses the budget agreement and the chances the bill will actually get through the House.
A bipartisan budget deal announced in Congress on Tuesday, would fiscal instability that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown.
CNBC's John Harwood and Ben White, Politico chief economic correspondent, discuss the likelihood of the long-awaited federal budget agreement passing both Houses, despite a sticking point on extending long-term unemployment benefits.
A budget deal aimed at avoiding a U.S. government shutdown on Jan. 15 could emerge in Congress on Tuesday, aides said on Monday.
Congressional leaders from both parties are working out the details of a two-year federal budget deal they hope to vote on before the holiday recess.
Democrats counting on Obama simply to pass the torch to Hillary Clinton may be in for a letdown, if this expert's analysis is correct.
Negotiators on Capitol Hill began discussing ways to ease indiscriminate spending cuts slamming the Pentagon and domestic agencies alike.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and CNBC's Larry Kudlow discuss what doesn't work in Obamacare for Americans, and the Republicans fight to put out comprehensive reforms to replace Obamacare with patient-centered care.
Rep. Paul Ryan want to know there are ways to verify how many people have been offered employer sponsored insurance. "We have ways of verifying" if employer sponsored plans have been offered, says Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator.
"Taxes are off the board," says CNBC's Larry Kudlow, talking about an interview he had with Rep. Paul Ryan about where the GOP stands on the Federal budget and spending cuts.
The budget deal to reopen the government could make it easier for lawmakers to make major changes to tax policy, spending and entitlement programs.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told CNBC on Thursday that lawmakers should try the regular budget process for a change.
With the latest federal debt crisis over for now, what does the U.S. need to do to get back its AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's?
President Obama and House Republicans did not agree on an extension of the nation’s borrowing authority, but both sides agreed to keep talking.
Speaker Boehner said that the GOP would offer a temporary increase in the debt ceiling in return for discussions with Obama on the budget and deficit.
Facing a looming federal default, the House GOP leadership will meet with President Obama at the White House on Thursday in a bid to resolve the budget deadlock.