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Obama Debt Plan

Rod Kurtz

What Would You Do About The Debt? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 11.22.2011 | Small Business

What should be done about America's debt? It's the $14 trillion question that continues to fuel debate in the halls of Congress and across dinner tabl...

WATCH: Colbert Calls Out Obama's Class Warfare

Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy

No one declares class warfare in this country without Stephen Colbert calling them on it. On Tuesday night, Colbert explained why taxing the rich i...

Has Obama Finally Gotten the Message?

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

The president is finally challenging Republicans on taxes, backing them into a corner of their own ideological Tea Party extremism.

Biden Due In Chicago For Fundraising Events

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

Just one day after his predecessor was in town promoting his autobiography, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is due in Chicago for two re-election campai...

Do Millionaires Actually Pay Lower Taxes Than Their Secretaries?

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he wants to make sure millionaires are taxed at higher rates than their secretaries. The data say they ...

Sam Stein

White House Looks Ready To Hit GOP Over Millionaire Tax | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In certain corners of the progressive political universe, there has been ongoing frustration with the Obama White House for attacking th...

Obama To Roll Out Major Debt Reduction Plan

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Drawing a bright line with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama is proposing $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue as part ...

Sam Stein

McConnell-Reid Debt Deal Close To Being Scrapped, Larger Package In Reach | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The fail-safe debt ceiling plan crafted by the Senate's top two leaders, Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), is close to be...

Obama Is Not RFK

Brent Budowsky | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Lest Republicans enjoy my criticism of the president, I believe there is now an economically unpatriotic wing of the GOP. They express partisan joy with every new job loss.

WATCH: Kimmel Not Sure Obama's Plan To Reduce Debt Will Work

Posted 06.14.2011 | Comedy

In his first major fiscal policy speech, President Obama outlined a bold plan to reduce the national deficit on Wednesday, simultaneously galvanizing ...

Obama Tiptoes On Proposed Tax Increases

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With his striking choice of words, President Barack Obama clearly outlined the greatest perils for Republicans – and for Demo...

Federal Budget Cut Highlights, Past And Pending

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

Some details of the bipartisan spending measure agreed to Friday night by President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Major...

Obama Prevents Budget Cuts To Favorite Programs

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The historic $38 billion in budget cuts resulting from at-times hostile bargaining between Congress and the Obama White House were ...

Obama First To Put Tax Increases On Budget Table

AP/The Huffington Post | TOM RAUM | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Higher taxes have been missing from the fierce budget battle that nearly shut down the federal government. But President Barack Oba...

Obama To Lay Out Plan To Tackle Deficit

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, plunging into the rancorous struggle over America's mountainous debt, will draw sharp differences with Repu...