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Barack Obama Budget Deal

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: Federal Employees By Day, Stand-Up Comics By Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

"I saw an interview with a woman who said, 'My husband and I planned it perfectly. We are going to run out of money for our family budget right on May...

Sam Stein

Did Obama Plan His Budget Speech Months In Advance?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Federal Budget Deal Sent To Obama By Congress

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress sent President Barack Obama hard-fought legislation cutting a record $38 billion from federal spending on Thursday, bestow...

President Obama Offers Moral Vision, Faith Leaders Must Press For More

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Faith leaders in the United States should applaud President Obama for offering a moral vision for the nation while carefully monitoring how the White House and Congress proceed.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 Wed...

Restoring American Democracy

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 06.10.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Sachs

What is actually in this spending cut? Neither the White House nor congressional leadership has shown the slightest interest in keeping the American people informed about any step of this process.

Budget Deal Brings Relief, Disgust

AP/The Huffington Post | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A collective sense of relief resonated across the nation Saturday, now that a federal government shutdown is merely a thought of what c...

Michael McAuliff

Top Negotiators Within Inches Of Budget Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top negotiators are within inches of cutting a deal that would keep the government running. The last major obstacle to compromise is...