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Seeking to avoid a politically toxic vote, Congress has failed to pass a federal budget for three years. This year's new twist? Congress might not even try.
A Democratic leader in Romney's native Michigan says the GOP candidate "stabbed us in the back" for opposing the auto industry rescue package.
Michigan Republican Dave Camp, the chairman of the powerful tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, gave Treasury man Timothy Geithner a tough spanking this morning.
The New York Times reports that President Obama’s political standing is rising along with voters’ optimism that the economy is getting better, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, a shift that coincides with continued Republican disquiet over the field of candidates seeking to replace him.
Members of a House-Senate committee charged with writing a measure to extend a payroll tax reduction and provide added unemployment benefits reached a tentative agreement Tuesday evening, with Republicans and Democrats claiming a degree of political victory in a fight with significant election-year implications, the New York Times reports.
The latest polls show Rick Santorum gaining ground on GOP front-runner, Mitt Romney. Discussing whether Romney's strategy of playing up his Michigan roots will work, with Howard Dean, fmr. DNC chairman, and Robert Costa, National Review.
Rick Santorum is on a roll, but a month and a half into the primary season, he's underfunded and outmanned and still lacking in organization.
As veterans of California's congressional delegation retire and send new reps to Washington, the state may not have the clout it once had to withstand to negotiate against huge cuts in federal spending in the coming years by Congress, the New York Times reports.
President Obama’s proposed fiscal 2013 budget — combining deficit cuts, tax increases, and spending to fuel the economic recovery — is an approach right out of the Simpson-Bowles playbook. Whether or not it’s the right approach depends on whom you ask.
Obama says he's hopeful Congress will renew a 2-percentage-point cut in the payroll tax and is pressing for extended benefits for millions of long-term unemployed.
Insight on the Senate Finance Committee's review of the President's 2013 budget plan, with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, with Sen. Benjamin Cardin, (D-MD).
Rick Santorum clashes with Occupy protesters during his first visit to Washington state, a place he said would be a "momentum changer" heading into Super Tuesday.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies in front of the Senate Finance Committee on President Obama's FY 2013 budget.
If you shake out the Obama budget in terms of bold headlines, it’s really a class-warfare, tax-the-rich budget. Layer upon layer of tax hikes are piled on successful investors, small-business owners, and corporations.
"I think the EU was a little harsh with the Greeks. It looks like they were trying to push them out of the euro zone. It could get bumpy next week,” said trader Art Cashin.
Which GOP presidential candidate had the best message on growth and taxes at CPAC on Friday? Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute, discuss.
Out on the campaign trail, Fed head Ben Bernanke is an unpopular guy.
Mitt Romney tells conservatives he proved his mettle as Massachusetts governor. Rick Santorum says Romney is so moderate that electing him would be a "hollow victory."
The Obama administration's new mandate that religious organizations pay for their workers' birth control has become a bludgeon for Republican culture warriors.
Mitt Romney just can't shake his difficulty attracting conservatives. And that reality is undercutting his effort to cast himself as the inevitable Republican presidential nominee and prolonging a race that each day exposes deep divisions within the party.