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Obama Federal Budget

Obama's Budget Proposal: Six Lessons for Your Personal Budgeting Strategy

Tim Chen | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Tim Chen

President Obama released his budget proposal for 2013. While you're listening to the media discuss the implications at the federal level, why not take a moment to rethink your own budgeting strategy?

Obama Urges Lawmakers On Both Sides To Make 'Political Sacrifices'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama appealed to Democrats and Republicans to "make some political sacrifices" and take advantage of an extraordinary ...

Sam Stein

Obama Open To Economic Stimulus As Part Of Debt Reduction Deal | Sam Stein | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The media coverage of the ongoing debt ceiling negotiations has often painted President Obama as painfully eager to be considered a cham...

Obama Holds Press Conference

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding a news conference on Wednesday morning, his first full formal news session with the press since ...

Timing Is Everything

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

One of the largest looming problems in America today is the debt ceiling and the associated long- and short-term budget deals. Now that the bin Laden ...

Barack Obama's Memento Presidency

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Obama is now making strong promises he's already broken. He's like a political version of the Guy Pearce character in Memento -- he's figured out a way to break promises outside of the limitations of linear time.

Sam Stein

Did Obama Plan His Budget Speech Months In Advance? | Sam Stein | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama’s much discussed speech last week on how to remedy the country’s fiscal future was part of a far broader, mor...

Obama Deficit Speech Outlines Approach For Reducing Spending (FULL TEXT)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

Challenging Republican budget plans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed lowering the nation's future deficits by $4 trillion over a dozen ye...

Sam Stein

Obama Debt Speech: Tax Increases, Medicare Changes Included In President's Plan | Sam Stein | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to recast the debate over the nation’s fiscal future, President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday a plan to reduce the ...

Obama Jumping Into Debt Debate

AP/The Huffington Post | BEN FELLER | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, jumping into a debt-reduction debate that will help define the rest of his term, will outline his ideas Wednesd...

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 Obama i...

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...