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Obama Budget Negotiations

GOP Remains Tight-Lipped On Naming Budget Negotiators

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans for years have criticized Democrats controlling the Senate for failing to pass a budget. But now that the Senate has passed ...

GOP Sending Mixed Messages About Obama Effort

Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

By JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Republicans are sending mixed signals in agreeing to meet with President Barack Obama f...

The Budget Talks -- Advantage: Republicans

Robert Kuttner | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

On budget issues, Obama has been just dismal. One can only conclude that he is in bed with the wrong people -- those who believe that the road to prosperity is through austerity.

Obama's Election Promises Tangled In Budget Negotiations

AP | By BEN FELLER | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama promised to change Washington's ways. Yet he's as caught up in them as ever. As the week began, Obama kicked off...

Obama Urges Lawmakers To Reach Budget Agreement To Avert Government Shutdown

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pressed the House and Senate leaders Saturday to agree to a budget in time to avert what he says would be an...