Government Finance

Trump's budget proposal offers preview of upcoming campaign

Mar 12, 2019

President Donald Trump's latest budget proposal offers an early window into his upcoming campaign

The Latest: Hospital groups protest cuts in Trump budget

Mar 12, 2019

Hospital groups are objecting strongly to hundreds of billions of dollars in proposed Medicare and Medicaid payment cuts in President Donald Trump's budget

Trump proposes record spending, trillion-dollar deficit

Mar 11, 2019

Trump's new budget calls for billions more for border wall, steep cuts in domestic programs but increases for military spending

Trump seeks cuts for cleanup of Great Lakes, other waterways

Mar 11, 2019

President Donald Trump is making another attempt to slash federal funding to clean up major U.S. waterways, including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay

In Dems' 'Medicare for All' battle cry, GOP sees '20 weapon

Mar 11, 2019

Republican strategists see 'Medicare for All' proposals from Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers gives them opening to use health care as 2020 campaign issue

Presidential hopeful Castro isn't ruling out reparations

Mar 11, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro isn't ruling out direct payments to African-Americans for the legacy of slavery

Trump budget sets up another battle over wall funding

Mar 11, 2019

Trump budget sets up another battle over funding wall on southern border, proposes steep spending cuts to many domestic programs

The Latest: Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for wall

Mar 10, 2019

President Donald Trump will seek $8.6 billion in his new budget to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

Mar 10, 2019

The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump's watch and few in Washington seem to care

US envoy in Kosovo to push for lifting of tax on Serbia

Mar 9, 2019

A senior U.S. official has met with Kosovo top leaders trying to convince Pristina to revoke or suspend a tariff on Serb goods so that dialogue with Serbia can resume