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Barack Obama Budget Deficit

Emily Swanson

New Poll Shows Political Futility Of Deficit Reduction | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

The budget deficit is the lowest it has been since President Barack Obama took office, according to a Congressional Budget Office report this week. Bu...

Obama Bans Budget Gimmicks, Making Deficit Bigger

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For his first annual budget next week, President Obama has banned four accounting gimmicks that President George W. Bush used to make deficit projecti...

McCain's Tax, Spending Plans Would Create Larger Budget Deficits Than Obama's

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While both presidential candidates enter the campaign's final week promising to be the better fiscal steward, each has outlined tax and ...