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Obamas Budget

Sam Stein

Top Dem Warns GOP To Deal Now Or Risk Another Government Shutdown | Sam Stein | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Democrat who cut the last budget deal to avoid the full impact of sequestration is warning Republicans they risk a government...

Joy Resmovits

No Preschool For You, Some States May Say | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "Preschool for All" initiative in his 2014 2014 budget proposal is billed as a way to make sure every American child can atte...

Krugman: Obama Budget Strategy 'Will Almost Surely Fail'

Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Add Paul Krugman to the list of liberals upset with Barack Obama’s budget proposal. The Nobel Prize-winning economist wrote in a blog post Wedne...

Which Side Are You On?

Frank Dwyer | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

Barack's throwing them more red meat. Good for them. Bad for us. We're the meat.

Saki Knafo

Should Homeless People Be Sheltered Or Diverted? Obama Budget Renews Debate | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Every night, homeless shelters across the country turn away thousands of people seeking beds -- and not just because they're full, though they often a...

Jennifer Bendery

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions Warn Obama's Budget Could Make The U.S. Like Greece | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's $3.8 trillion budget plan does nothing to address mounting debt and could lead the country into a European-styl...

Why Does (Almost) Everyone Hate the IPAB?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The IPAB is the Independent Payment Advisory Board established in the health reform bill to help keep Medicare spending under control. Sounds good, right? Here's why so many groups fear its power.

Paul Ryan Throws A Poisoned T-Bone Towards The Blue Dogs

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Last week Ryan did something he had never ever, ever thought he would do -- he voted against the rich, corrupt banksters who have completely financed his disgraceful political career.

Democrats Want To Cut Down Obama's Budget

New York Times | DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and CARL HULSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alarmed by rising deficit predictions, Congressional Democrats prepared Tuesday to pare spending in President Obama's budget and limit some middle-cla...

Kent Conrad: Obama's Budget Lacks Votes To Pass

The Hill | Walter Alarkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's budget doesn't have enough support from lawmakers to pass, the Senate Budget Committee chairman said Tuesday. Sen. Kent Conrad (D-...

Obama is a Young Man in a Hurry, and Just What We Need

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

Some complain Obama's taking on too much by including health care reform in his overall economic agenda. I think he's getting it just right.

An Involuntary Lent

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While I support the president's budget, it does not bring Easter morning to the country.

OBAMA BUDGET: Text, Details

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has released its first budget outline, for fiscal year 2010, documenting the fiscal and economic path that the country will t...