Artículos de la Categoría " Gobierno "


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    Obama to call for $53B for high-speed rail

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is calling for a six-year, $53 billion spending plan for high-speed rail, as he seeks to use infrastructure spending to jump-start job creation.
    An initial $8 billion in spending will be part of the budget …


  • In bipartisan tones, Obama challenges GOP

    It sounded conciliatory, even friendly, brimming with the outward trappings of a shift to the center, but President Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union speech was at, its core, an unmistakably partisan challenge to congressional Republicans.
    Obama, facing a …


  • Lieberman announces he will retire in 2012

    STAMFORD, Conn. – Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut said Wednesday that he will retire next year, ending a career in which he became his partys vice presidential nominee but six years later ran as an independent after losing the Democratic …



  • IRS extends tax filing deadline to April 18

    WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service kicked off the U.S. tax filing season, announcing on Tuesday that taxpayers will have until April 18, 2011 to file their 2010 returns and pay their tax bills because of a holiday on April …


  • Obama signs dont ask, dont tell repeal

    WASHINGTON – Declaring that members of the military will no longer be asked to lie, President Barack Obama fulfilled a campaign promise Wednesday and signed a landmark law repealing the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the …


  • Senate passes package extending Bush tax cuts

    WASHINGTON – The Senate has passed a sweeping tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes for the next two years while also reducing their Social Security taxes and extending jobless benefits.
    The $858 …


  • Obama exhorts members of Congress to back tax deal

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says economists predict higher job growth in 2011 and 2012 if Congress passes tax deal he negotiated with Republicans.
    Hes urging lawmakers to examine the details of the deal and “get this done.”
    The agreement …



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