Politics Feb 02

President Obama sends Congress record $4 trillion budget plan

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.

Oct 06

Democrats pour money into ‘firewall’ states

Today in the Morning Line: N.C., Colo., Iowa tops in ad spending for final two months of campaign Democrats have edge on the air in all three Republicans spending more in Ark., Alaska, La. New polls show Roberts in…

Feb 20

The White House says President Barack Obama's upcoming budget proposal will not include his past offer to accept lowered cost-of-living increases in Social Security and other benefit programs. Those had been a central component of his long-term debt-reduction strategy. Officials…