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Obama Budget Plan

CBO Report Finds Obama Budget Will Result In Larger Deficits Than Claimed

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says President Barack Obama's budget request would mean ...

Obama Budget Panned By GOP

AP | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are dismissing President Barack Obama's new $3.9 trillion budget as nothing more than a Democratic manifesto for this ...

Obama Budget Plan Limits Bargaining Power

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and JULIE PACE | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's budget overtures to Republicans may limit his bargaining power if the GOP ever returns to the negotiating ...

Middle Class Could See Negative Effects Of Obama Proposal

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Retired city worker Sheila Pugach lives in a modest home on a quiet street in Albuquerque, N.M., and drives an 18-year-old Subaru. ...

Obama Plan Talks Sale Of Largest Public Utility

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Obama administration's 2014 budget is calling for a strategic review of the Tennessee Valley Authority, opening the possi...

There's Something Familiar About Obama's Budget Plan

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as it adds fuel to battles over taxes and Social Security, President Barack Obama's budget will reprise lots of smaller bore propos...

Jason Linkins

Obama's Budget Offer May Finally Successfully Fool 'Grand Bargain' Fetishists | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Moving from a discussion of an empty gesture from the White House to a potentially more substantive one, the big news Friday is that President Barack ...

Obama To Submit 2014 Budget Next Month

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An administration official says President Barack Obama plans to submit his 2014 budget plan to Congress in mid-March. The budget w...

How Much Would the Obama Budget Reduce the Deficit? Part 2 (Updated)

Paul N. Van de Water | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
Paul N. Van de Water

Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler asserts that "no serious budget analyst" agrees that the Obama budget would reduce deficits by $4 trillion over ten years. However, the $4-trillion figure is a sound one.

Sam Stein

Obama Budget Signals Shift From Austerity Measures To Campaign Promises | Sam Stein | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2013 budget isn't inherently unique or surprising. It sticks to the same objectives that the White ...

Obama Sending Ambitious Plan To Congress

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Taking a pass on reining in government growth, President Barack Obama unveiled a record $3.8 trillion election-year budget plan Mon...

Obama On GOP Budget: `Wrong For America'

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is promoting his new deficit-reduction plan by drawing sharp contrasts with a House Republican budget that he say...

Obama Budget Plan Panned By Potential GOP Presidential Candidates

AP | HOLLY RAMER and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. — Republicans considering a White House run in 2012 assailed President Barack Obama's deficit-reduction proposal and cast him as a...

White House To Cut Energy Assistance For The Poor

The National Journal | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's proposed 2012 budget will cut several billion dollars from the government's energy assistance fund for poor people, officials briefe...

Obama Live Video: Introduces Budget Plan

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama introduces the budget plan he is submitting to Congress. The event is scheduled to begin at 9:30am ET. WATCH IT BELOW: .msn...