Government Executive - Authors - Dan Friedman, 19 Nov 2012 09:25:27 -0500Shape of a fiscal cliff deal emerges hope their bill can serve as a 'down payment' this year.Dan Friedman, National JournalMon, 19 Nov 2012 09:25:27 -0500 Scott Applewhite/AP file photoObama meets with Senate majority leader on fiscal cliff also addressed a cybersecurity bill Democrats want to advance.Dan Friedman, National JournalWed, 14 Nov 2012 09:13:57 -0500 campaigned for Obama in Nevada in August.Carolyn Kaster/APLawmakers confident on deficit deal but differ on the details say new tax revenues are on the table -- from the elimination of some deductions.Dan Friedman, National JournalMon, 12 Nov 2012 11:00:00 -0500 Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Democrats “finally accept” that “Republicans are willing to put revenues on the table.” Susan Walsh/AP file photoSenate leader says he's ready to deal, suggests House speaker is too says Americans are 'tired of partisan gridlock.'Dan Friedman, National JournalWed, 07 Nov 2012 15:09:16 -0500 Walsh/APIndependent senator-elect from Maine likely to caucus with Democrats King's decision could come next week.Dan Friedman, National JournalWed, 07 Nov 2012 15:00:04 -0500 King said he may make a decision on caucusing by the end of next week.Robert F. Bukaty/APAnalysis: Expect more of the same from the 113th Congress you didn’t like the 112th Congress, you'll hate the 113th.Dan Friedman, National JournalWed, 07 Nov 2012 12:09:51 -0500 Scott Applewhite/AP Democrats poised to retain control of Senate News and NBC News called Maine's Senate race for former Gov. Angus King, an independent.Dan Friedman, National JournalTue, 06 Nov 2012 20:35:06 -0500 list of unfinished Senate business includes defense policy bill of Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has taken an inventory.Dan Friedman, National JournalMon, 05 Nov 2012 16:41:47 -0500 Jacobson/APSen. McCaskill veterans' event irks legionaires legion said they did not know beforehand that the event would be political.Dan Friedman, National JournalThu, 30 Aug 2012 17:55:49 -0400 Scott Applewhite/AP Senate likely to punt on spending bills until November Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., blames House Republicans for setting lower spending cap.Dan Friedman, National JournalWed, 11 Jul 2012 08:49:24 -0400 Scott Applewhite/APStopgap highway bill leaves pension provisions in limbo passes a 90-day extension, putting off debate on longer-term measures that could affect federal retirement.Dan Friedman, National JournalThu, 29 Mar 2012 15:40:00 -0400 & BenefitsCongress votes to curb insider trading, require federal employee disclosure language applies to a smaller group of top officials than a previous Senate version.Dan Friedman and Charles S. Clark, National JournalThu, 22 Mar 2012 15:52:00 -0400 Altaffer/APRepublicans to ask Justice about Obama's recess appointments Grassley prepares letter asking the attorney general if the White House sought his agency's legal advice.Dan Friedman, National JournalThu, 05 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 strikes deal on short term payroll tax cut package also agreed to back massive spending measure funding most agencies for 2012.Dan FriedmanSat, 17 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 reached to avert government shutdown sign off on appropriations package after witholding support to gain leverage in debate over payroll tax holiday extension.Dan FriedmanFri, 16 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 approves $915 billion spending plan tax agreement still elusive.Dan Friedman and Shane GoldmacherFri, 16 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Loggins/NewscomCongress now shooting for weekend wrap-up lawmakers' optimism proves founded, then they will avoid a partial government shutdown for the third time this year.Dan Friedman and Major GarrettThu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 legislative standoff looms say they'd make Republicans regret leaving for Christmas without a deal on extending the payroll tax holiday.Dan FriedmanWed, 07 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Kerry deficit proposal on table; failure announcement still expected news releases announcing the super committee's failure are on hold pending a GOP review of the Democratic offer.Dan FriedmanMon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 aide mocks Democrats' super proposal says 'Only a Democrat would think you can pick up $350 billion from miscellany.'Dan FriedmanFri, 11 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 deny walking out of super committee talks Van Hollen calls claim "ridiculous."Dan FriedmanWed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 join deficit-reduction talks, aides say, Reid, McConnell and their staffs are working with super committee members to hammer out a deal.Dan Friedman and Katy O'DonnellFri, 04 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 committee hears from previous deficit panel chairs that the committee will 'go big' is dwindling as the group plays out what feels like a sequel to this summer's debt-ceiling fight.Dan Friedman and Katy O'DonnellTue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 confirms Bryson as new Commerce secretary of the Natural Resources Defense Council replaces Gary Locke, who became ambassador to China in July.Dan FriedmanFri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Wall Street demonstration at Senate offices ends in arrests of protesters descended on Washington last week, assembling near the White House and K Street but avoiding Capitol Hill until Tuesday.Dan FriedmanTue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400