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Federal Budget Cuts

John Boehner, House Republicans Vehemently Opposing Tax Hikes

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading congressional Republicans renewed their vehement opposition to tax increases Wednesday, as President Barack Obama prepared to pu...

Congress Weighs Deep Cuts to Funding for Federal Open Government Data Platforms

Alexander Howard | Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard,, and other five other websites that offer platforms for open government transparency are facing imminent closure.

Why Do Politicians Want to Cut Jobs? Budget Cuts Equal Job Cuts

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The proposed federal budget cuts are turning into another political sideshow. The process of the budget is being treated as a chess game, a battle over politics and procedure, and one that may go on for a long time still.

Wasteful Development Subsidies Among Cuts Proposed by Debt Commission

Geoffrey Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Anderson

If Congress really wants to rebuild our economy and spur job growth they should start by cutting federal subsidies that incentivize wasteful development and bankrupt our communities.