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  • *Obama budget seen adding $1.4 trillion in revenue over 10 years. WASHINGTON, April 17- President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenue by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion while funding new spending, the Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.

  • April 10- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch can envision his tabloid newspaper the New York Post as an all-digital publication in 10 years, he said during an interview with Fortune magazine published on Thursday. Murdoch, the chairman of News Corp and 21st Century Fox, acknowledged that the paper lost $40 million in 2012, hit by declines in advertising revenue.

  • House passes Ryan budget with big cuts Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 3:26 AM ET

    Democrats countered with a plan that would leave Obama's health care plan and rapidly growing health programs like Medicare intact, relying on $1.5 trillion in tax hikes over the coming decade to bring deficits down to sustainable but still-large levels in the $600 billion range.

  • GOP lawmakers balk when spending cuts turn real Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    Paul Ryan's budget for a fourth year in a row this week, they'll go on record again in favor of big spending cuts across a wide swath of programs, including Medicaid, food and farm aid and eliminating subsidies for Amtrak and airline flights to small cities. Easy in theory, hard in practice, "Ryan, the GOP's vice presidential nominee in 2012, says of some recent votes.

  • WASHINGTON, April 7- Conservative Republicans who believe that Representative Paul Ryan's budget plan does not cut spending fast or deeply enough will get a chance to support an alternative plan that aims to balance the budget in just four years instead of 10..

  • House Democrats unveil budget plan with tax hikes Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— House Democrats unveiled their response to Paul Ryan's GOP budget on Monday, and it relies on a $1.5 trillion in higher taxes over the coming 10 years and the economic benefits of immigration reform to make the numbers work.

  • Obama: Republican budget would shrink opportunity Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama says the Republican budget proposal would shrink opportunity and make it tougher for hard-working Americans to get ahead. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's budget gives massive tax cuts to the rich while cutting programs like education and research that spur job growth.

  • CHICAGO, April 2- On a politically focused trip aimed at revving up his base and raising cash, President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged supporters to help Democrats keep control of the U.S. Senate and declared this year to be his last campaign.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- House of Representatives Republican leaders on Wednesday predicted passage of a budget blueprint offered by Representative Paul Ryan, despite criticism from conservative Tea Party activists who said the plan would not eliminate federal deficits quickly enough.

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 2- President Barack Obama, needing a spark to nudge Democratic voters to the polls in November, pressed his case on Wednesday for job-creation measures that have little chance of passing Congress.

  • Ryan's budget has no chance of passing the Democratic-controlled Senate. Ryan, the chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, is calling for spending cuts totaling $5.1 trillion over a decade to reach a balanced budget by 2024 with no new tax revenue.

  • WASHINGTON, March 8- Republicans, looking for ways to turn November's congressional elections into a referendum on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, are trying to portray Obamacare as a danger to Medicare.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- President Barack Obama proposed new tax credits and job-training programs for U.S. workers on Tuesday in a 2015 budget that drew instant condemnation from Republicans, who dismissed the document as an election-year campaign pitch.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- President Barack Obama proposed new tax credits and job-training programs for U.S. workers on Tuesday in a 2015 budget that highlights stark differences with Republicans, who favor a reduced government role in promoting economic opportunity.

  • WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters)- President Barack Obama will strike a firmly populist tone in his 2015 budget plan on Tuesday, proposing to pay for an expansion of a popular tax credit for the working poor by eliminating tax breaks claimed by wealthy Americans.

  • Won't see major budget war this spring: Pro     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 7:28 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Robert Costa discusses Rep. Paul Ryan's House GOP budget agenda and war on poverty.

  • House GOP targets welfare and other social programs Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 8:31 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan

    Social programs have "created a poverty trap," Rep. Paul Ryan says. The Washington Post reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- Democrats in the U.S. Senate won't bother passing their own budget this year, arguing that a deal in December has already set spending levels for the 2015 fiscal year and "relitigating" it would create economic uncertainty.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on why raising the minimum wage could hinder job creation.

  • Rep. Ryan: I voted for ENDA     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discusses his vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which provides basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender.

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