Obama says Russia has legitimate interests in a neighboring state, that doesn’t give it the right to intervene militarily
WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will
propose new tax credits and job-training programs for U.S.
workers on Tuesday in a 2015 budget that highlights a competing
vision with Republicans who favor a reduced government role in
promoting economic opportunity.
The proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year that begins on
Oct. 1 would also create automatic retirement accounts known as
IRAs for some 13 million workers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will propose an expansion of popular tax credits for middle class and working poor Americans on Tuesday in a fiscal 2015 budget designed to serve as a blueprint for Democrats in this year’s congressional elections.
The budget, which would also create automatic retirement accounts known as IRAs for some 13 million workers, has little chance of getting enacted.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will strike a firmly populist tone in his 2015 budget plan on Tuesday, proposing to pay for an expansion of a popular tax credit for the working poor by eliminating tax breaks claimed by wealthy Americans.
The proposal to expand one of the most popular U.S. government poverty reduction programs, the Earned Income Tax Credit, would cost $60 billion, a modest amount in a budget in which the president has $1.014 trillion in spending to parcel out, the White House said.
#Obama is holding a principals meeting on Ukraine right now at the White House, official says. Hagel, Rice, Dempsey, Lew in attendance
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A fiery President Barack Obama on Friday attempted to rally Democratic activists to overcome stiff headwinds and work hard for the party’s congressional candidates this year in an election-year speech that was sharply critical of Republicans.
The president addressed the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee in Washington with the aim of maintaining a spirit of unity among party activists. Democrats are trying to face down emboldened Republicans who see a chance of capturing the Senate and building on their majority in the House of Representatives.