Mitch McConnell

Obama keeps low profile on high profile issues

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March 12, 2011


Obama, McConnell, agree — and disagree — on budget

President Barack Obama and the Senate's top Republican both declared on Friday they want to take on the huge entitlement programs driving America's long-term deficits... Read more »

March 11, 2011

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Senate to vote on rival GOP, Democratic budgets

In a demonstration of official Washington's often curious logic, the Senate is expected to vote down both a slashing GOP budget bill and a less painful Democratic plan... Read more »

March 9, 2011

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Senate to vote on rival Democratic, GOP budgets

A freshman Democratic senator accused Barack Obama Tuesday of failing to provide presidential leadership on a worsening national deficit as the Democratic Senate... Read more »

March 8, 2011


GOP: New Obama budget-cutting offer too small

Senate Democrats on Friday detailed their opening budget offer of $6.5 billion more in spending cuts this year, but neither it nor the $61 billion in cuts passed by... Read more »

March 4, 2011


White House agrees to $6.5B more in budget cuts

The White House called for $6.5 billion in immediate spending cuts Thursday as negotiations opened with tea party-backed Republicans in Congress seeking reductions... Read more »

March 3, 2011


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