The House and Senate must now try to merge their two defense policy bills.
Dems say they will block spending bills without a summit.
“Our military doesn’t deserve budget gimmicks,” Schumer said.
Spending ceilings have become unpopular with members of both parties.
Tom Wheeler has already testified a half dozen times this year.
“America’s Most Wasted” report finds billions in wasteful or duplicative spending.
They say proposed Republican cuts will hurt poorest sections of society.
Pro-defense lawmakers think there’s a much better chance of getting the Senate to increase defense...
Reid said the GOP budget serves special interests and the super wealthy.
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) and Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) met on Thursday.
Differences on defense spending, reconciliation and more will have to be resolved.
The measure was entirely symbolic, but nonetheless represents some bridging of the partisan divide.
It is a slightly better projection than last year's.
The White House needs at least "34 Democrats to vote against it."
GOP spending bills include provisions that could lead to a White House standoff later this year.
The bill would be on schedule to pass earlier than in previous years.
White House budget director Shaun Donovan on Monday blasted a House GOP spending bill for not...
Two candidates are expected to back the budget; two will likely oppose it.
The GOP budget aims to torpedo ObamaCare while balancing the federal books within 10 years.
What ever happened to the do-nothing Congress?
"This shouldn't be a long, protracted negotiation," says one leadership aide.
Dems hope they pushed Republicans into tough votes.
Senate and House Republicans face an April 15 deadline.
GOP Whip Steve Scalise has shouldered much of the blame for Republican stumbles.