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President Obama's Budget Hits the Mark Despite the GOP

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The great fear a year ago when President Obama unveiled his budget for 2012 was that he caved to the GOP and Tea Party hardliners and axed dozens of vital programs. The fears have mostly proved groundless. But Obama had to walk a perilous line.

Amanda Terkel

Debt Hawk GOP Wants Big Boost For Pentagon Budget | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As it considers steep cuts to domestic programs in an effort to slash the deficit, the House is set to consider a defense spending bill ...

Obama To Focus On Cutting Deficit In 2010, State Of The Union

Politico | Mike Allen and Jim Vandehei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama plans to announce in next year's State of the Union address that he wants to focus extensively on cutting the federal deficit i...

Obama Budget Cuts Announced: $17 Billion (LIVE VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In twin strokes, President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to award generous budget increases to domestic programs while proposing ...