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Budget Control Act of 2011

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  • Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive

    Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive
    President Obama sought to transfer some swagger to a deflated group of Democrats on Thursday, saying the American people would respond if the party made a forceful case for what it stands for. Addressing the thinned-out ranks of House Democrats after an...
  • Deficit outlook: Good and bad

    The latest report from the Congressional Budget Office has something for everyone to have mixed feelings about. In the short term, the outlook for the budget deficit continues to look good, but by 2018, it will start growing again, fueled in large measure...
  • Boeing poised for $15.6 billion in Air Force work on tanker

    WASHINGTON Boeing Co. may reap as much as $15.6 billion through 2020 from the U.S. Air Force for development and production of its KC-46 aerial refueling tanker, according to estimates by the service. The Air Force is requesting $2.95 billion for the...
  • Defense chief nominee Ashton Carter, unlike Obama, backs arming Ukraine

    Ashton Carter, President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, said at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday that he was “very much inclined” to provide lethal arms to Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists,...
  • Defense chief nominee says he's inclined to advocate sending arms to Ukraine.

    President Barack Obama's pick to run the Pentagon said Wednesday he's inclined to back increased U.S. assistance to Ukraine, including lethal arms, to fight anti-government rebels backed by neighboring Russia. The White House is reconsidering its...
  • Jay Ambrose: Don't let Obama plan your car purchase

    Suppose you get a one-time bonus at work and decide to buy a car you cannot possibly afford with an incredible interest rate. Because you refuse to worry about the overall cost, you do not apply the bonus as a down payment, or on monthly installment bills...
  • Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget

    Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget
    President Barack Obama delivered a gift to Connecticut's defense industry Monday by calling for the production of more planes, helicopters and submarines built in the state. His proposed $585.3 billion defense budget for fiscal 2016 is larger than the...
  • How Obama wants to spend Americans' money next year: an agency-by-agency look

    Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more. Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016...
  • Obama budget seeks to spread the wealth; GOP calls it a pipe dream

    President Obama launched the first clash in a series of budget battles Monday as he unveiled his nearly $4-trillion spending plan and accused Republicans of putting national security at risk over a political fight. Laying out his budget proposal,...
  • Obama seeks more spending on roads, education

    President Barack Obama unveiled a nearly $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday that would boost spending on infrastructure, medical research and education — and that stoked an ongoing fight with congressional Republicans over how to pay for those...
  • Possible common ground in budget aftermath: Defense spending, public works, corporate taxes

    Boosting tax credits for the working poor emerged as one area of common ground as administration officials testified Tuesday on President Barack Obama's budget for 2016. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who agrees with Obama...