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Obama Budget 2010

In Obama's Budget, a Trickle of Money for Louisiana's Disappearing Coast

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

The $35.6 million requested for South Louisiana is one-tenth the money requested in the budget for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The Great Lakes? Are they dying?

Fannie, Freddie: Obama Budget Mum On GSEs, Whose Future Remains Uncertain

CHARLES DUHIGG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fifteen months after Fannie and Freddie were effectively nationalized, neither the Obama administration nor Congressional leaders see a quick solution...

Budget Forecast Optimism: In Last 30 Years, 80 Percent Of Four-Year Federal Budget Projections Have Been Too Optimistic: Study

nytimes.com | CATHERINE RAMPELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Something to keep in mind when reading about the president's budget projections: They are almost always wrong. And not surprisingly, the estimates usu...

Defense Budget 2011: Pentagon Plans To Increase Funds for Afghan, Iraq Wars

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Obama administration plans to unveil a defense budget on Monday that pours billions into drones, helicopters and special forces...