US: Democrats relish chance to attack Republicans over austere budget

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US: Democrats relish chance to attack Republicans over austere budget

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) makes remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Maryland, March 6, 2014.

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Mass surge to sign up for Obamacare

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Hundreds of thousands of Americans rushed to buy President Barack Obama's new health insurance plans on Monday, prompting a victory lap from a White House that paid a steep political price for its greatest achievement.

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Obama unveils election year 'growth and jobs' budget

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President Barack Obama has proposed a budget for the coming fiscal year that has less to do with managing US finances than with stemming his party's losses in congressional elections.

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Obama budget sets up election-year clash with Republicans

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Obama budget sets up election-year clash with Republicans

U.S. President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal is captured by the media after being delivered to the Senate Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington March 4, 2014.

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Obama to campaign for minimum wage hike despite opposition

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Obama to campaign for minimum wage hike despite opposition

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee in Washington February 28, 2014.

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Watchdog report stokes US minimum wage debate

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President Barack Obama's plans to raise the minimum wage could lift 900,000 people above the poverty line but may cost half a million jobs, a congressional watchdog has said.

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Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

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Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

Lawmakers approved a 13-month extension of US borrowing authority with no strings attached Wednesday, shelving a fractious political debate over the nation's debt ceiling until after November's mid-term elections.

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US debt ceiling hike clears House, heads to Senate

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US debt ceiling hike clears House, heads to Senate

US Republicans capitulated Tuesday to President Barack Obama's call to extend the nation's borrowing authority with no strings attached, dialing back the threat of an election-year fiscal showdown.

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A "breakthrough year", declares Obama as he urges Congress to raise minimum wage

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A 'breakthrough year', declares Obama as he urges Congress to raise minimum wage

US President Barack Obama urged Congress on Tuesday to raise the federal minimum wage, challenging legislators to help reverse deepening income disparity across the country.

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Obama warns divided Congress that he will act alone

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Obama warns divided Congress that he will act alone

President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America's middle class in a State of the Union address that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled year.

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Obama challenges US Congress on inequality

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Obama challenges US Congress on inequality

President Barack Obama vowed to reverse a tide of economic inequality threatening the American dream, seeking to outflank Republicans and revive a second term blighted by self-inflicted wounds and partisan warfare.

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Obama lays out go-it-alone approach in State of Union speech

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Obama lays out go-it-alone approach in State of Union speech

President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America's middle class in a State of the Union speech that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled year.

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US Congress lacks political will to solve financial problems: professor

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US Congress lacks political will to solve financial problems: professor

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US House passes bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill

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US House passes bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2014, capping months-long negotiations and marking a truce in three years of fiscal battles plaguing Washington.

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Obama presses Republicans on jobless benefits

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Obama presses Republicans on jobless benefits

President Barack Obama made an emotional, moral and economic case for extending long-term unemployment benefits on Tuesday, kicking off his first skirmish of the year with Republicans.

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