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  • **FILE** House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, holds a press conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, to call on House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, to bring the House back into session immediately to work on the fiscal cliff. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Hoyer says Dems have a 'good chance' of winning the House

    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, said Tuesday that Rep. Paul Ryan's budget could help Democrats take the House later this year.


  • FILE - This Oct. 18, 2013, file photo, shows the White House in Washington. Getting ready to run for president means working through a hefty checklist of activities long before most people are paying attention to the contest ahead. Prep work, positioning and auditioning don't wait for the primary season. Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

    Pace of presidential prep picks up

    Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.


  • President Barack Obama speaks about his proposal to raise the national minimum wage, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. The president said raising the minimum wage won't solve all of the nation's economic problems. But he says it's good for business, increasing productivity and giving workers more buying power. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama casts GOP's balanced-budget plan as 'massive tax cuts' for millionaires

    President Obama on Saturday continued his election-year assault on the House GOP's latest budget proposal, telling Americans the plan would "raise taxes on middle-class families with kids" and cut crucial programs while giving more handouts to the rich.


  • Paul Ryan's budget takes hits from left and right

    Rep. Paul Ryan's annual budget offering got mixed reviews this week. President Obama called it a "stinkburger" and a "meanwich." Critics on the right call it too tepid. With the Senate determined not to pass a budget, some wonder why he bothers.


  • House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, flanked by committee member Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., left, and the committee's ranking member Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., begins the markup of budget plan that would slash $5.1 trillion in federal spending over coming decade and promises to balance the government's books with wide-ranging cuts in programs like food stamps and government-paid health care for the poor and working class, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    GOP budget slashes spending, aid to poor

    A budget plan stuffed with familiar proposals to cut across a wide swath of the federal budget breezed through the House Budget Committee on Wednesday, but its sharp cuts to health care coverage for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and popular domestic programs are a nonstarter with President Barack Obama.


  • No House floor vote to consider legalizing illegal immigrants

    Democrats lost the first major immigration fight of the year Wednesday after Republicans — voting in unison in the House Budget Committee — rejected an effort to legalize illegal immigrants as part of the 2015 budget.


  • ** FILE ** Former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin addresses the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Saturday, March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Palin: Ryan's budget is 'definition of insanity'

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin blasted Republican Rep. Paul Ryan in a Facebook post Tuesday, calling his budget proposal "the definition of insanity."


  • Paul Ryan's final federal budget cuts $5 trillion, reaches balance in 2024

    House Republicans on Tuesday proposed a new federal budget that would make deep cuts to domestic spending, trimming about $5 trillion from projected federal deficits over the next decade and finally reaching balance in 2024.


  • Ryan unveils House GOP budget claiming balance

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled an updated Republican budget plan Tuesday that would slash $5.1 trillion in federal spending over coming decade and promises to balance the government's books with wide-ranging cuts in programs like food stamps and government-paid health care for the poor and working class.


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