Most federal departments would be hit while Medicaid and the food stamp programs would lose almost a trillion dollars.
The president wants to boost defense spending and gut funding for other agencies.
Republicans successfully negotiated a number of policy provisions into the measure, including easing of regulations ranging from the environment to financial derivatives trading.
Following proposed cuts to city employee health benefits, a quarter of Memphis police are out sick
With a push for Democratic priorities, President Barack Obama's budget focuses on expanding tax credits for poor working Americans and helping people save for retirement
Chuck Hagel wants to shrink our armed forces, setting off a fight that will above all divide Republicans
After a Christmas truce, the Republicans are teeing up for a knock-down, drag-out brawl over the debt ceiling.
Gingrich thinks the House leadership attacked outside conservative groups to win next year’s elections.
When Republicans tagged doctors’ payments onto the budget deal, they opened the door for Democrats to demand help for the unemployed.
Well-heeled outside groups hate the compromise and are already talking revenge.
Chief budget negotiators Patty Murray and Paul Ryan put the final touches on a deal just days before the deadline.
No one in Congress is talking about a deal, and that has insiders thinking one’s possible.