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Sen. Rob Portman, a longtime opponent of gay marriage, has changed his views on the issue after his son came out to him and his wife two years ago.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he asked Democrats to bring forth "a thoughtful budget" that tabled tax hikes and worked toward balancing spending with cutting. What he got, however, was a far cry from that.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's 2014 budget includes repeal of "Obamacare" ("Paul Ryan introduces GOP budget, sees balance in decade," Web, Tuesday). Faint-hearted Republicans say President Obama was re-elected, and previous efforts to repeal this disastrous law have failed.
One thing's for sure about the Conservative Political Action Conference, which begins Thursday. It starts bright and early at 8 a.m. sharp, and on a note of traditional patriotism and respectful gravitas, countering critics at Politico who already have declared that "CPAC muddle mirrors GOP mess," and deemed the event a "carnival."
President Obama said during Tuesday comments on the federal budget that his goal was to fix the economy — not balance revenues with expenditures.
President Obama opened the door to making significant changes to entitlement programs during a meeting Tuesday with Senate Democrats, though some among the lawmakers quickly warned that they would not go along with benefit cuts or a higher retirement age.
The White House dismissed GOP House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's new budget plan that would cut spending by $4.6 trillion through 2023 and balance the nation's fiscal books, saying the "math doesn't add up" and the proposal would harm middle-class Americans.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan proposed a budget Tuesday that he said can cut $4.6 trillion and bring federal finances to balance in 10 years, calling the plan an "invitation" to find common ground with President Obama and congressional Democrats.
Rep. Paul Ryan says he won't run for House speaker, but he could very well run for president in 2016.