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2011-07-25 19:05:00

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Speaker John Boehner's new budget proposal would require deep cuts in the years immediately ahead in Social Security and Medicare benefits for current retirees, the repeal of health reform's coverage expansions, or wholesale evisceration of basic assistance programs for vulnerable Americans.

2011-07-15 18:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Cut, Cap, and Balance Act" that the House of Representatives will vote on next week stands out as one of the most ideologically extreme pieces of major budget legislation to come before Congress in years, if not decades.

2006-02-06 18:11:07

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush proposed on Monday to boost defense spending, slow Medicare's growth and cut a host of domestic programs in a $2.77 trillion budget that sought to soothe Republican frustrations over high deficits.

2006-02-06 18:10:00

President Bush proposed on Monday to boost defense spending, slow Medicare's growth and cut a host of domestic programs in a $2.77 trillion budget that sought to soothe Republican frustrations over high deficits.

2006-02-06 17:13:36

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion budget that cuts programs from Medicare to education, prompting Democratic criticism that the elderly and working Americans were bearing the brunt of his fiscal mismanagement.

2006-02-06 16:56:31

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion budget that cuts programs from Medicare to education, prompting Democratic criticism that the elderly and working Americans were bearing the brunt of his fiscal mismanagement.

2006-02-06 11:21:07

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion budget for 2007 that cuts domestic programs from Medicare to community policing while bolstering security spending, even as he seeks to tame a soaring deficit.

2006-02-06 11:03:53

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion budget for 2007 that cuts domestic programs from Medicare to community policing while bolstering security spending, even as he seeks to tame a soaring deficit.

2006-02-06 10:42:21

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion fiscal 2007 budget that cuts domestic programs from community policing to Medicare while bolstering security spending as he seeks to tame a soaring deficit.


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