Obama's Budget

Politics
We need a less ideological, more serious assessment of the specifics of defense spending. We should not view the Department of Defense budget as sacrosanct. There are many areas where cuts should be seriously considered.
Politics
Wage insurance would supplement, not replace, traditional UI, which provides bedrock financial support to help tide workers over a spell of unemployment. But UI needs strengthening and modernizing.
Politics
The proposal would keep the 44-year-old financial aid program from getting too far off from the cost of college.
Sports
His new budget proposes repealing a federal tax exemption that leaves taxpayers footing the bill.
Politics
Complaints over sexual assault, racial discrimination and gender inequality keep growing, but the agency's budget is not.
Politics
The President's budget includes sound improvements to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), including
Politics
There's a $12 billion backlog in repair work for our national parks.
Politics
The President's final budget proposal is his biggest and boldest -- but Republicans are likely to reject it.
Business
This may one of our best bets to stave off the worst effects of climate change.
Politics
Republicans aren't likely to approve of this proposal.
Politics
Curbs on debt limit standoffs. Some sequestration relief. And, yes, some entitlement reform.
Wellness
The media should "follow the money" and shine light on why Alzheimer's research, along with assistance to those who already have Alzheimer's and their caregivers, is not receiving significantly more federal funding.