A brewing budget deal would give whopping increases to both the Pentagon and domestic programs as lawmakers inch closer to an agreement. The final tally could total close to $400 billion.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Over the next decade, the Republican tax plan would add at least $1 trillion to the national debt on top of an additional $10 trillion in deficits over the same period. This borrowing spree would mark a sharp reversal for…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
As governors and state legislatures examine the economic stimulus bill President Obama plans to sign Tuesday, they are assessing whether it could help them avoid raising taxes, cutting jobs or scaling back programs to close growing budget deficits.
By PBS NewsHour
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