WASHINGTON — The White House says this year's budget deficit will drop to $583 billion, the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A new government report says the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought. The Congressional Budget Office predicts that health insurance subsidies under so-called “Obamacare” will total a little more than…
Congress Will Decide to 'Punt Again' or 'Jump Off Cliff' to Fix Budget Deficit…
House Democrats are preparing for a vote on health care legislation, after the Congressional Budget Office reported the bill will cost $940 billion but would cut more than expected from the deficit. Jeffrey Brown talks to two health and policy…
President Obama prepared to announce a proposal to freeze all non-defense spending over the next three years. Judy Woodruff speaks with the top Democrat and Republican from the Senate Budget Committee for more.
For most working people who receive health care through an employer, little will change under the sweeping health care reform bill the Senate is now considering, according to a congressional budget analysis released Monday.
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid moved forward on a long-awaited version of health care reform legislation Wednesday night, telling reporters "tonight begins the last leg of this journey."…
This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is waiting to hear back from one of the most influential yet least well-known figures in this year's health care reform debate: Douglas Elmendorf, the director of the Congressional Budget Office.
A new report paid for by the insurance industry has concluded that health care reform would increase the costs of coverage faster and higher than under the current system.
A key component of President Obama's health reform overhaul faces a vote next week in the Senate Finance Committee after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office gave it an upbeat assessment.
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