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Obama Hails Budget Compromise, Citing Needed Ebola Funds

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

(Adds quotes) WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday hailed a budget compromise that many of his fellow ...

How the Obama Administration, Congress, and the Keynesians Gutted the Budget

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Sachs

The discretionary civilian budget -- the part that looks after your and your children's future other than social security, health, and emergency support -- is disappearing. What about America's future scientific and technological leadership? What about America's role in fighting climate change and promoting clean energy through new R&D? Forget about it.

Dem Leader Accuses GOP Of Stalling On Budget

AP | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

BY ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 Democrat in the House said Tuesday that the top GOP negotiator on the budget i...

Dems Have Secret Weapon In Looming Budget Fight

Washington Post | Greg Sargent | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Most observers expect Congress will somehow pass a measure this fall funding the government temporarily at current levels, pushing the real fights ove...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Now It's Democrats Blasting GOP For Stalling Budget | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans spent four years berating the Democratic-led Senate for failing to pass a budget. Now that the Senate has approved a budget ...

Top Republican Slams Obama Over March Madness Brackets

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) suggested in an interview on Tuesday that President Barack Obama spends more time "filling out his March...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats' Budget: Read The Details | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Moments after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) introduced his federal budget blueprint, Senate Democrats unveiled thei...

Top Dem: 'We Don't Want To Play Fiscal Cliff Every 3 Months'

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats intend to approve a budget for the first time in almost four years, a prominent lawmaker said Sunday, but he said ...

Michael McAuliff

Progressives Tell Schumer: Don't 'Cave' On Spending | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressives are targeting the Senate Democrats’ top message and policy maestro, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, telling him not to "cave...

'Neither Party Can Solve The Budget Dilemma Alone' | By Eliza Newlin Carney | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

The sweeping budget blueprint that House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., released this week marked the fifth time since 1980 that Republi...

Sam Stein

Dems Fire Opening Salvo In Budget Wars: GOP Privatization Plans Targeted | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Party officials believe they have a major opening in the upcoming budget wars after two Republican congressmen laid out deficit-reduction p...

Sam Stein

DADT Repeal: Dems Move Forward With Plans | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional negotiators and White House officials are moving forward with plans to add the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell to the upcoming defense au...