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White House Budget

Are We a Society?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

The current U.S. budget confrontation raises the issue of whether we are a society, a community, or a collection of individuals inhabiting the same geographical space.

Sam Stein

Obama Offers First Budget Compromise | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Minutes before lawmakers and Vice President Joseph Biden met to discuss a funding measure to keep the government operational through the...

Elise Foley

Republicans Respond To Obama Budget: 'It Would Be Better To Pass Nothing' | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans bashed the president's budget proposal on Monday, calling it a punt down the road for the nation's deficit and criticizing O...

White House To 'Rebalance' Relationship Between Government And Contractors

Federal Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House's 2011 budget proposal will "rebalance" the relationship between the government and its contractors through more oversight and insourc...

Obama's Budget, Jobs Plan Faces Early Tests In Congress

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's $3.8 trillion budget outline drew bipartisan fire on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, with Republicans complaining...

What The White House Could Learn From A Bronx Soda Fountain Owner

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lenore Skenazy

Since when did we decide that parents have to be there for every school outing?

White House Abstinence Funding May Be Provided After All

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although President Obama cut funding for abstinence-only sex education from his new budget, a White House official said Tuesday that some programs cou...

The President's 2010 Budget: A Transition to New Priorities

David Beckmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Beckmann

Overall, this budget shows the president's intention to include hungry and poor people in the economic recovery of our country and the world.

Sam Stein

White House Pushes Back On Budget Attack By Citing George H.W. Bush | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House is pushing back against criticism that its cooking the books on its budget by overestimating the costs of drawing down the war in Iraq...

Official: Bush's 2009 Budget to Be Tight

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush's 2009 budget will virtually freeze most domestic programs and seek nearly $200 billion in savings from federal heal...