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Barack Obama Federal Budget

Obama Tiptoes On Proposed Tax Increases

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With his striking choice of words, President Barack Obama clearly outlined the greatest perils for Republicans – and for Demo...

Federal Budget Cut Highlights, Past And Pending

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

Some details of the bipartisan spending measure agreed to Friday night by President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Major...

Obama Prevents Budget Cuts To Favorite Programs

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The historic $38 billion in budget cuts resulting from at-times hostile bargaining between Congress and the Obama White House were ...

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 Oba...

Obama To Lay Out Plan To Tackle Deficit

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, plunging into the rancorous struggle over America's mountainous debt, will draw sharp differences with Repu...

Obama: Government Shutdown Averted Because 'Americans Of Different Beliefs Came Together'

AP | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a last-minute deal with congressional leaders to avert a government shutdown happened because "American...