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President Obama calls for $56 billion more than the Ryan-Murray budget compromise. CNBC's John Harwood reports.
Proposed military budget cuts proposed by the Pentagon last week may be far from what Congress finally agrees on.
Former Sen. Alan Simpson has a dire prediction when it comes to the national debt.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and retired Senator Alan Simpson, (R-WY), discuss expectations for President Obama's 2015 Federal Budget and problems facing the middle-class.
President Obama proposed new tax credits and job-training programs in a 2015 budget that highlights stark differences with Republicans.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-MA), discusses President Obama's budget for 2015 where he plans on eliminating tax breaks tied to the wealthy. Frank also weighs in on job creation and income inequality.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) looks at the options the U.S. has to respond to Russia's incursion into Ukraine.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) discusses how government can work to help Americans who really are in need.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) discusses the President's budget and what's likely (or not) to be adopted by Congress.
President Barack Obama's 2015 budget plan proposes to pay for an expansion of a tax credit for the poor by eliminating tax breaks for the wealthy.
CNBC contributor Robert Costa discusses Rep. Paul Ryan's House GOP budget agenda and war on poverty.
President Obama is expected to release his full year 2015 budget on Tuesday. CNBC's Jane Wells reports defense stocks were up on a down market day today.
U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders.
Social programs have "created a poverty trap," Rep. Paul Ryan says. The Washington Post reports.
Connecticut and New York have found a way around federal budget cuts that played a central role in the massive farm bill passed this month.
Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), discusses ways to reduce taxes, grow the economy, and work with Democrats to move the economy and create jobs.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on why raising the minimum wage could hinder job creation.
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.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his "pro-growth" ideas to lower tax rates on business and families and create jobs. Simplifying the tax code is clearly one of the best things we can do to create growth and jobs in this economy, says Ryan.
The U.S. spent more than $600 billion on its military forces in 2012, the latest figures available. Here's a look at where the money went.