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Sam Stein

Kent Conrad Advised Barack Obama Not To Back Bowles-Simpson

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) said on Sunday that he urged President Obama not to publicly support a much...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Caters To Base By Taxing The Wealthy, But Entitlement Cuts Loom

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is back in the good graces of progressives. For now. Hours after Obama delivered a fiery speech demanding that...

Debt Debate -- Politicians Shirk the Responsibilities of the Job

Daniel Dicker | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Daniel Dicker

With my retirement account and my clients' at such grave risk, I am wondering when the responsibility of the job of being a Congressman will trump the rhetoric and jousting for political advantage.

Obama: Debt Ceiling Must Be Raised To Prevent New Financial Crisis

Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday there could be another global financial crisis if Congress failed to raise the national debt ceiling. But ...

Sam Stein

Did Obama Plan His Budget Speech Months In Advance?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama’s much discussed speech last week on how to remedy the country’s fiscal future was part of a far broader, mor...

President Obama Offers Moral Vision, Faith Leaders Must Press For More

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Faith leaders in the United States should applaud President Obama for offering a moral vision for the nation while carefully monitoring how the White House and Congress proceed.

Obama Deficit Speech Outlines Approach For Reducing Spending (FULL TEXT)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

Challenging Republican budget plans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed lowering the nation's future deficits by $4 trillion over a dozen ye...

Sam Stein

Obama Debt Speech: Tax Increases, Medicare Changes Included In President's Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to recast the debate over the nation’s fiscal future, President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday a plan to reduce the ...

Obama Jumping Into Debt Debate

AP/The Huffington Post | BEN FELLER | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, jumping into a debt-reduction debate that will help define the rest of his term, will outline his ideas Wednesd...

Obama Open To Deal On Debt Ceiling

The Wall Street Journal | Damian Paletta & Carol E. Lee | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

White House officials have opened the door to a deal with Republicans that would allow the U.S. to increase its ability to borrow, potentially easing ...

Obama First To Put Tax Increases On Budget Table

AP/The Huffington Post | TOM RAUM | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Higher taxes have been missing from the fierce budget battle that nearly shut down the federal government. But President Barack Obama i...