GOP-Led House Approves Paul Ryan Budget

GOP-Led House Approves Paul Ryan Budget

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — With little drama Thursday, House Republicans easily approved a largely symbolic budget proposal from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) ...

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Study: Ryan’s Budget Would Cut Taxes On The Rich By At Least $200,000

Study: Ryan’s Budget Would Cut Taxes On The Rich By At Least $200,000

To the surprise of no one, a new study by Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) shows that the budget proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) will overwhelmingly benefit the United States' top ...

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GOP Revives Paul Ryan’s Austere Budget, Medicare Cuts

GOP Revives Paul Ryan’s Austere Budget, Medicare Cuts

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will revive Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) lightning-rod proposals to slash the federal safety net, beef up mil ...

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Republicans Draw Election-Year Battle Line Over Obama Budget

Republicans Draw Election-Year Battle Line Over Obama Budget

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans quickly erected a wall of opposition to President Barack Obama's proposed 2015 budget, establish ...

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Obama Unveils Election Year ‘Growth And Jobs’ Budget

Obama Unveils Election Year ‘Growth And Jobs’ Budget

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a budget for the coming fiscal year that had less to do with managing U.S. finances than with stemming Democratic los ...

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Obama’s Budget Would Shift Tax Benefits From Wealthy To Poor

Obama’s Budget Would Shift Tax Benefits From Wealthy To Poor

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will propose a series of changes to the tax code in a budget plan Tuesday that would shift be ...

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Closing The D.C. Reality Gap

Closing The D.C. Reality Gap

WASHINGTON -- To understand the country's frustration with politics, we shouldn't focus primarily on "gridlock" and "polarization." The larger problem is a disconnect between what ...

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Christie’s Budget Does Not Raise Taxes Or Exact Major Cuts From State Services

Christie’s Budget Does Not Raise Taxes Or Exact Major Cuts From State Services

By John Reitmeyer, Michael Linhorst and Michael Phillis, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) TRENTON, NJ—New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday unveiled a state spending plan that main ...

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Obama Drops Proposal For Entitlement Trims From Budget Plan

Obama Drops Proposal For Entitlement Trims From Budget Plan

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has dropped a proposal included in previous budget offers that would have changed the way entitlement benefit increases are calculated, an ack ...

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Senate To Vote Wednesday To Lift U.S. Debt Ceiling

Senate To Vote Wednesday To Lift U.S. Debt Ceiling

Washington (AFP) - Senators will vote Wednesday on a bill extending US borrowing authority with no strings attached, a sign lawmakers want to avert another paralyzing debt showdow ...

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