Just in time for Valentine's Day, the White House gifted to Congress the president's proposed budget for the 2013 fiscal year. President Obama has been pretty clear that the budget is also meant to draw a stark contrast between him and the Republican opposition. Conservative pundits and politicos have been equally clear that they intend to use the proposed budget as more proof that Obama is a die-hard economy wrecker.
If I’m not mistaken, not a single Obama budget (those few he’s submitted) over the years has gotten even one vote when it hit Congress. And that includes votes from Democrats. This year is likely to be no exception. Veronique De Ru... Read Post
(Photo: White House) In a speech scheduled for 12:30 ET today, President Obama will take direct aim at the Romney-Ryan budget proposal passed last week by House Republicans, drawing a sharp contrast between his vision for "broad-bas... Read Post
Republican House Speaker John Boehner calls President Obama’s new budget “irresponsible.” A New York Times headline calls it a “populist wish list.” But it’s neither of those things. The White House’s fiscal proposal is a cautious f... Read Post