TITLE

The Digest

AUTHOR(S)
O'Sullivan, Jim
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
National Journal;2/19/2011, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents updates on U.S. politics and government as of February 2011. Speaker John Boehner's proposal to develop appropriation bills has resulted to various proposed changes ranging from health care reform to cutting of subsidies. President Barack Obama will permit the Republicans to present details of how to cut entitlement spending to reduce the interest payments on the federal debt. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Leon Panetta has admitted that terrorist Obama bin Laden would be detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
ACCESSION #
58603402

 

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