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How will the mid-March 2011 U.S. federal budget battle be resolved?

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Budget is adopted by 18 March 2011

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Continuing resolution adopted

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Government shutdown occurs

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March 18, 2011 @ 08:00pm PDT

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Most by: SneakyPete (16 predictions)

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SneakyPete   •   Tue Mar 15 2011 at 02:12pm PDT

The U.S. House today passed another short-term bill to fund the federal government, but more than 50 fiscal and Tea Party conservatives defied GOP leaders on the vote.

The temporary measure that funds the government expires Friday.

The bill passed today is a stopgap measure, which includes $6 billion in cuts to government programs, that will run out April 8. The final vote was 271-158.

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/onpolitics/post/2011/03/republicans-tea-party-budget-spending-cuts-/1?loc=interstitialskip

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"Because it is a circlejerk. They are going to keep dragging this out."

kahS!ax3 bought Continuing resolution adopted at 99.98%
March 18, 2011 @ 07:15am PDT

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