Submitted by John Thornburgh on July 15, 2012
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CALLING FOR AN END TO GRIDLOCK:
South Carolina's two Republican senators want House Speaker John Boehner to bring an end to the partisan games that are threatening to leave the government unfunded heading into the new fiscal year that starts October 1. Sens. Jim DeMint and Lindsey Graham wrote that, "The American people deserve better than to have a phony government shutdown crisis." Manu Raju for POLITICO: S.C. senators to Boehner: End spending fight
COMPROMISE STILL POSSIBLE
: Even with the August recess nearly three weeks away, stakeholders still think it's possible for the Senate to more forward on cybersecurity legislation. Sens. Jon Kyl and Sheldon Whitehouse are busy working on a compromise framework that can get the support of a majority of senators from both parties: Jennifer Martinez for The Hill: Cybersecurity compromise still uncertain
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