Obama Administration

CBPP Takes a Look at the President's Chained CPI Proposal

Previously on The Bottom Line, we have shown how the chained CPI could be a 6 percent benefit cut or a 25 percent benefit increase, depending on how...

CRFB Breaks Down the President's Budget

Yesterday, we took our first look at the President's FY 2014 Budget, which put forward the final White House deficit reduction offer to Speaker...

An Overview of the President's Budget

While we will have detailed analysis of various parts of the President's budget throughout the week and into next week, it is important to first show...

The Budget is Here

President Obama has just released his FY 2014 budget proposal, putting forward his last offer in the negotiations leading up to the fiscal cliff, in...

Ten Things to Look for in the President's Budget

It's President's Budget week! On Wednesday, President Obama will release his FY 2014 budget, illustrating another possible path in addition to the...

What Will Likely Be In The President's Budget

The FY 2014 President's Budget will not be released until next Wednesday, April 10th, but already some details about what will be in the budget...
Feb 13, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Our Reaction to the State of the Union

Last night, President Obama delivered the first State of the Union address of his second term. The President's speech covered a wide range of...
Feb 12, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Previewing the State of the Union

At 9:00 PM E.T. tonight, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress. With many fiscal issues left to be resolved in the...

The First Summit on Our Way to a Deal?

On Friday, President Obama spoke on the need to replace the "fiscal cliff" with a comprehensive plan to address the nation's unsustainable...

President Obama Comments on the Possibility of a Grand Bargain

In an initially off-the-record interview with the Des Moines Register, President Obama outlined his vision for his second term. As you would expect,...

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