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News Roundup | August 2, 2012

Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:

Politico says by leaving important votes until after the August recess, Congress is once again stalling on important tax and spending decisions.

However, the U.S. House did pass a full extension of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts on Wednesday. Bloomberg, The HillThe New York Times and Politico have the story.

Roll Call reports Congressional leaders have come to an agreement on a continuing resolution.

The Washington Times says there are dozens on General Services Administration conferences now under investigation for excess spending.

The New York Times looks at House efforts to pass a farm bill.

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