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Obama Deficit Plan

Time to Declare Victory Over the Deficit - And Start Fixing Our Real Problems

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Let's stop pretending this is a debate about "fiscal responsibility" or "facing reality": It's about keeping taxes as low as possible for the wealthy and corporations while shifting as much pain as possible onto lower-and middle-income Americans.

Obama Plan Makes It Easier For Debt Collectors To Call Cellphones

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) - To the dismay of consumer groups and the discomfort of Democrats, President Barack Obama wants Co...

Michael McAuliff

Obama's Deficit Plan 'Worse Than Nothing' Says Former U.S. Comptroller | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the experts who attended President Obama’s Rose Garden deficit speech is hammering the White House Tuesday, saying the presiden...

Who Is Warren Buffett's Secretary?

Slate Magazine | Annie Lowrey | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

For nearly two decades, Debbie Bosanek has fielded press calls, investor queries, and sundry other requests for her boss, billionaire investor Warren ...

Obama Redefines Populism

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Today, President Obama unveiled a truly populist agenda, by proposing to tax millionaires at the same tax rate that middle-class Americans pay. By doing so, Obama will (hopefully) redefine the term "populism" in the political conversation.

Obama Plan Would Fix Big Health Care Reform Glitch

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's new deficit plan would fix a $14 billion glitch in his health care law. Unless the problem gets fixed, a milli...

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...