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Budget 2012

Sam Stein

White House Gets Debt Ceiling Victory As Government Shutdown Threat Lessens | Sam Stein | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House appears to have achieved one of its primary goals following the debt ceiling deal, with congressional Republicans showin...

Lucia Graves

House Republicans Take Aim At Environmental Regulations As Debt Crisis Looms | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With eight days until the country officially defaults on its debts, likely sparking a worldwide credit crisis, the House of Representati...

Are We a Society?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

The current U.S. budget confrontation raises the issue of whether we are a society, a community, or a collection of individuals inhabiting the same geographical space.

Ryan Grim

You Can Forget About That Budget Now: Obama Plan Takes A Number, Gets In Line | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Obama's 2012 budget arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday, it had to contend for space on the desktop with a document that's ...

Arthur Delaney

White House Acknowledges 'Real Impact' Of Cuts To Energy Assistance Funding | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration acknowledged on Monday that its proposal to slash funding for heating assistance to the poor would, in fact, hu...