Modest deal would reverse some automatic spending cuts and could end cycle of brinkmanship
After weeks of stumbles, the administration got several pieces of good economic news, suggesting 2014 may be better for the White House than 2013 has been.
With October 1 quickly approaching, arguments from both sides are heating up
Calls out GOP ‘grandstanding’
An arcane procedure holds up voting for another day
President Obama has never released a “fiscally responsible” budget.
Since picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has pledged repeatedly to wage a campaign of ideas. But the specifics have so far been hard to come by.
When Mitt Romney named Paul Ryan as his running made on Saturday, he clearly differentiated his fiscal policy from that of President Obama — but his choice of Ryan also said something important about how the candidate views the …
To anyone who ever complained that politics wasn’t substantive, buckle up: the 2012 Presidential campaign just became a debate about that most substantive of all issues, the federal budget. The signature issue of Mitt Romney’s …
TIME’s photo editors bring you the best pictures of the past week from the Beltway and beyond.
The Obama Administration came to a fork in the road this year on military spending: given the financial pressures facing the nation, it could have fundamentally set U.S. defense policy on a new path. Or it could have kept pretty much everything and just sucked it in as it tightened its belt. It has elected to do the latter, and that’s …
With a divided Congress still standing at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue, the annual White House budget isn’t a policy proposal destined for markup in the subcommittee rooms of the Capitol. It’s a statement of principle.
Hoping to take the sting out of his proposal to radically change Medicare, Paul Ryan released a video Wednesday morning explaining his plan with the help of some visual aids. Ryan is in desperate need of new messaging after a Democrat prevailed in special election to represent New York’s 26th district. The election was largely a …