Today in the Morning Line: Christie, Paul waffle on vaccines Christie walks it back; Paul goes further Ben Carson goes the other way, saying vaccines are necessary and “safe” House Republicans vote for the 56th time on whether to repeal … Continue reading
Shaun Donovan, the White House’s director of the Office of Management and Budget, talks to Gwen Ifill about whether President Obama’s budget proposal can find a political middle ground, especially when Democrats say “invest” and Republicans hear “spend.” Continue reading
How are Republicans responding to President Obama’s 2016 budget? Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on issues like sequestration, the deficit, infrastructure spending and economic growth for the middle class. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill gets analysis from Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post on President Obama’s budget proposal and the shifting landscape for 2016 GOP contenders, plus an update on the political battles over Obamacare. Continue reading
Budgets are not much more than political documents, and this one is no different. It’s going nowhere in the Republican-led House and Senate, but it will add numbers to those priorities. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is reconsidering sending lethal assistance to Ukraine, a senior administration official said Monday, but continues to have concerns about the effectiveness of that step and the risks of a proxy war between the U.S. and Russia.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent Congress a record $4 trillion budget Monday that would boost taxes on higher-income Americans and corporations, pushing past tight federal spending caps to fund an ambitious public works program and provide middle-class tax relief.
Today in the Morning Line: The air comes out of the Romney balloon Bush, Christie, Rubio likely benefit Walker, though, is the one with the momentum Budget day! What’s in Obama’s budget? Well, that ended quickly: We apparently are in … Continue reading
President Barack Obama on Sunday said the NFL should consider how referees can control game footballs instead of individual teams and he defended his aggressive stance with congressional Republicans during a live interview during NBC’s Super Bowl pregame show. Continue reading
Pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in their first major march since police crackdowns and ebbing public support halted demonstrations in December. Continue reading