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  • Budget deficit: $1.35 trillion in 2010

     
    by Michael Muskal The federal budget for fiscal year 2010 will show a deficit of $1.35 trillion, the Congressional Budget Office announced this morning, the latest number to be injected into what is more of a political issue than an...
  • Obama's State of the Union: 'Hopeful'

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with details and speech President Barack Obama, vowing a new commitment to fiscal restraint while renewing his bid for an overhaul of healthcare, called on Americans Wednesday night to repair "a deficit of trust.'' The president,...

    U.S. debt ceiling raised: $14,3 trillion

     
    by Mark Silva Congratulations, your credit limit has been increased. To $14.3 trillion. In one of the last hurrahs for the Senate Democrats' waning 60-vote super-majority, the Senate today voted 60-39 to raise the authorized ceiling on the accrued...

    Deficits and terrorism: Obama vs. GOP

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is atttempting to focus attention on an attack on the federal budget deficit. Republicans complain today that he is misfiring in the war on terrorism. With an annual budget deficit this year of $1.35...

    Obama: Deficit won't be cut 'overnight'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at noon President Barack Obama, acknowledging a new record budget deficit on his watch, said today that it will take time to rein in the government's deficit-spending. "When I first walked through the door, the...