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  • Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts

    Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts
    President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget. Obama...
  • Can Obama get to 'yes' on jobs?

    Can Obama get to 'yes' on jobs?
    After aggravating Republicans with a defiant State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced that he's eager to work with the GOP — "to get to yes," as he put it. "The answer can't just be 'no,''' he told a group of students in...
  • One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead

    One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead
    Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...
  • GOP senators, and possible 2016 rivals, vie at Koch brothers retreat

    Three potential Republican presidential contenders parried on issues including Cuba policy and the qualities necessary to win the White House during a Sunday night panel discussion that also afforded an unprecedented, if limited, peek into the workings of...
  • No longer a candidate, Mitt Romney seeking ways to play kingmaker in GOP presidential contest

    A potential candidate no more, Mitt Romney is charting an aggressive course to help shape the Republican presidential field in 2016. The GOP's 2012 presidential nominee will be a keynote speaker at the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring meeting in...
  • IRS wars heat up rules of the game

    WASHINGTON Both Republicans on Capitol Hill and the Obama administration have brought fresh artillery to their war over the IRS and its policing of politically active tax-exempt groups. GOP leaders are taking advantage of their new Senate majority and...
  • Hurdles exist for prospects of 'grand bargain' on sequester, defense spending

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats would like to get rid of the sequester. Many Republicans want more money for defense. That would seem to offer a potential formula for a budget agreement. But substantial hurdles stand in...
  • Susan Tompor: Childless adults qualify for earned income credit, too

    The Earned Income Tax Credit has one of those clunky names that you might ignore, as unfortunately some do. But the complex credit can put real money into the pockets of working people. Each year, the Internal Revenue Service, volunteer tax preparers,...
  • 'Free trade' isn't what Trans-Pacific Partnership would deliver

    'Free trade' isn't what Trans-Pacific Partnership would deliver
    In principle, almost everyone's in favor of free trade. It promotes international harmony, raises wages, helps economies grow. It's an article of historical faith that the enactment of harsh protective U.S. tariffs in 1930 contributed to the Great...
  • Rep. Ryan needs lesson in effect of tax policies

    Rep. Ryan needs lesson in effect of tax policies
    Having read the article, "Obama budget has liberal bent," a response seemed appropriate regarding the statement of Rep. Paul Ryan on "Meet the Press" that was contained in the story. He stated Obama's budget is exploiting "envy economics." He also...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Little hope in dealing with the long-term US deficit

    Once again, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans are headed for yearlong battles over federal spending, starting with the current clash over immigration policy. Once again, neither will address the real issue the massive long-term...