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Obama lovers are mad at him

Barack Obama - CNN

Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama became the first Democratic president ever to propose cutting Social Security. Democrats spend so much time defending the president, it is easy to forget that even the most beloved presidents make mistakes and missteps. His new budget, which proposes a new method of calculating inflation increases in Social Security payments, is a doozy.


Democrats to scrap $400 tax credit

The Senate's top Democratic on budget issues is scrapping Barack Obama's signature tax $400 tax credit for most workers as he seeks to cut the deficit to sustainable levels.


Critics question Obama's pledge to end 'pork'

Critics question Obama's pledge to end 'pork'

As a spending bill loaded with pork makes its way through Congress, President Obama is getting pushback from members of his own party who are questioning his vow to end wasteful spending.


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