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Obama’s budget: $3.73 trillion

Obama’s budget: $3.73 trillion

President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $3.73 trillion spending blueprint that pledges $1.1 trillion in deficit savings over the next decade through spending cuts and tax increases. Obama’s new…

Obama claims federal budget is like family pocket book

Obama claims federal budget is like family pocket book

President Barack Obama says he is making difficult cuts in the nation’s budget to allow needed spending increases in education, technology and public works projects. In a broad preview of…

McConnell: Obama’s agenda is dead

McConnell: Obama’s agenda is dead

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell declared Saturday that President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda is “over,” but said GOP lawmakers are willing to work with the White House to do what…

Emanuel promises to clean up Chicago

Emanuel promises to clean up Chicago

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said Saturday that tackling Chicago‘s reputation for sweetheart deals and patronage head-on is first on his to-do list if he’s elected to…

Michelle Obama’s key to success: laugh, laugh, laugh

Michelle Obama’s key to success: laugh, laugh, laugh

Here’s Michelle Obama’s advice for couples this Valentine’s Day: Laugh with your partner. She says it’s what she and President Barack Obama do, and it seems to be working. Their…

Rowdy conservatives heckle Hatch at CPAC

Rowdy conservatives heckle Hatch at CPAC

Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah was heckled for his support of the Wall Street bailout during his Friday appearance at a conservative gathering, another sign the Republican could face trouble…

Murbarak’s final hours: Trying to save his ass

Murbarak’s final hours: Trying to save his ass

Hosni Mubarak was supposed to announce his resignation on Thursday. The Egyptian military expected it. The new head of his ruling party pleaded to him face-to-face to do it. But…

Forget the mortgage: America belongs to God

Forget the mortgage: America belongs to God

The tea party movement is mixing a strange political brew in famously independent New Hampshire, complicating the first-in-the-nation primary strategy for the growing number of potential Republican presidential hopefuls. Tea…

GOP budget plan: Cut everything in sight

GOP budget plan: Cut everything in sight

House Republicans called for cuts in hundreds of programs across the face of government Friday night in a $61 billion savings package toughened at the last minute at the demand…

Obama’s budget: Where’s the cuts?

Obama’s budget: Where’s the cuts?

President Barack Obama’s budget submission on Monday will take a surgical approach to a deficit problem that his Republican rivals say warrants a meat ax. As Obama seeks $53 billion…