Federal Budget 2012
A look at the president's budget proposals for fiscal 2012
House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a plan to resize the federal government and stem the $14 trillion national debt.
The players are different and the numbers are larger but the playbook is the same.
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Homeland Security Department
Housing and Urban Development Department
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Obama's proposed 2012 budget attempts to remedy the perilous financial condition of the USPS.
House Republicans lit into OMB chief Jacob Lew Tuesday morning, demanding to know why Obama failed to take the advice of his own deficit commission.
Here's a look at how President Obama's federal spending compares to his recent predecessors, and how presidential priorities have shifted over time.
Many of the major proposals made by the president's 18-member "debt commission" were not included in the 2012 budget.
For now, it seems the big legislative presidency is over. The proposals Obama and his team unveiled in his State of the Union address last month and the 2012 budget Monday show a more modest, incremental approach.
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The president aims to trim record federal deficits by $1.1 trillion over the next decade.
At this year's CPAC, Daniels talked about what he called the "new red menace," the sea of red ink in Washington that he argued is the greatest threat to the United States' future.
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