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IRS offers extension to Washington mudslide victims, relief workers

IRS offers extension to Washington mudslide victims, relief workers

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- The Internal Revenue Service on Friday offered victims of the Washington mudslide a six-month extension to file their returns and pay any taxes due.
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WH budget director raises possibilities of talks with Ryan

WH budget director raises possibilities of talks with Ryan

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- An opening to negotiate a spending increase with House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., may be present, White House Budget Director Sylvia Burwell said.
President Obama submits $3.9 trillion budget proposal

President Obama submits $3.9 trillion budget proposal

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- President Obama released his budget proposal Tuesday that seeks $3.9 trillion in spending, including $56 billion in new spending above the cap in place.
Obama to unveil his budget blueprint for fiscal year 2015

Obama to unveil his budget blueprint for fiscal year 2015

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama is expected to fill in the blanks about how he wants money spent in the 2015 budget since top-line numbers are in place, one lawmaker said.
Senate Dems to not write budget for fiscal 2015

Senate Dems to not write budget for fiscal 2015

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Senate Democrats said they don't plan on writing a fiscal 2015 budget because they reached a two-year deal in December with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.

Senate OKs bill restoring military pension COLA cuts

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday approved a House-passed bill to restore cuts in pensions for younger military retirees that had been part of a bipartisan budget deal.

Report: Senate Dems may avoid election year budget battle

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Democrats are reluctant to introduce a budget resolution because it may force members to take difficult votes in an election year, Republicans said.
Sen. Reid suggests some military pension cuts may be restored

Sen. Reid suggests some military pension cuts may be restored

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suggested some of the U.S. military retiree pension cuts in last month's budget deal could be restored in a funding measure.

Obama said committed to working with U.S. Congress for American people

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- President Obama is committed to working with the U.S. Congress cooperatively to help America's middle class and grow the economy, the White House said Monday.
Issa: Limit mail delivery to restore military retiree benefits

Issa: Limit mail delivery to restore military retiree benefits

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said his bill to restore military retiree benefits would pay for the cost by reducing Saturday U.S. mail delivery.

Young veterans angered by budget proposal that would trim pensions

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Young military veterans said they are angered by a budget proposal that would trim their pension benefits.
At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

From the get-go, 2013 was turbulent in Washington. Crises rolled over the nation's capital like thunderheads after President Obama took his second oath of office on a crisp January day.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

2013 was a year of milestones and horror: the election of a new pope, the birth of a future king and horrific terrorist attacks in Algeria, Kenya and the United States.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International
Obama sees 'breakthrough' in 2014 for U.S. economy

Obama sees 'breakthrough' in 2014 for U.S. economy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama said Friday many of his goals for 2013 were not achieved, but the U.S. economy is stronger and poised for "a breakthrough year" in 2014.

Obama says no negotiation with Congress on debt ceiling

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday he will not negotiate with Congress over raising the federal borrowing limit in 2014.
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Patricia Lynn "Patty" Murray (née Johns, born October 11, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from Washington and a member of the Democratic Party. Murray was first elected to the Senate in 1992, becoming Washington's first female senator. She was re-elected in 1998, 2004 and 2010.

Murray has served as the Senate Majority Conference Secretary since 2007, making her the fourth highest-ranking Democrat and the highest-ranking woman in the Senate.

Chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee from 2001 to 2003, Murray assumed the role again in early 2011, for a term ending in 2013. She is also the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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