Federal Budget

Obama Sending $4 Trillion Spending Plan To CongressSpending plan focuses on increasing taxes on the well-off to lift the fortunes of the needy.
Report: Obama To Ask For Big Increase To Pentagon BudgetPentagon documents obtained by the AP reveal the president will ask Congress for $534 billion to fund the Defense Department, a nearly 8 percent increase over last year. Obama will ask for $534 billion for the core budget of Defense Department
Hard-Line Conservatives, GOP Establishment Battle How To Use Budget Against ObamacareRepublicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law.
IRS Chief Warns Budget Cuts Could Force 2-Day Agency ShutdownIRS Commissioner says budget cuts could delay tax refunds, reduce the number of audits and cost the government at least $2 billion in lost revenue.
Obama Seeks $5B In Federal Spending To Train More DoctorsPresident Barack Obama will ask Congress to approve spending more than $5 billion on medical training to turn out some 13,000 primary care providers over the next 10 years.
Congressional Budget Leaders Announce Deal To Keep Gov't Out of "Crisis-to-Crisis" ModeBudget leaders in Congress have announced a deal that they say will keep the government from operating in "crisis-to-crisis" mode for the foreseeable future.
Shutdown Looming: Weekend Showdown at the CapitolA potential federal shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Senate dealt an emphatic defeat to a core of rebellious young conservatives Friday and approved legislation preventing government agencies from closing on Tuesday.
House Prepares To Vote On Balanced Budget Proposal The vote Friday would be the first by the House on a balanced budget amendment since 1995.
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