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Dems scoff at Romney's endorsements

Dems scoff at Romney's endorsements

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- A senior Democratic senator predicted Sunday that some recent high-profile endorsements would come back to haunt Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Ryan: GOP budget would reduce gas prices

Ryan: GOP budget would reduce gas prices

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Sunday the budget he authored, which has been passed by the House, would promote oil exploration in the United States.

Poll: Romney holds 7-point lead in Wis.

MADISON, Wis., March 30 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney holds a 7 percentage point lead over Rick Santorum in the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary race, a poll indicates.
Ryan: Didn't doubt military brass honesty

Ryan: Didn't doubt military brass honesty

WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wasn't questioning military officers' honesty when he doubted they gave Congress "true advice" on the defense budget, a spokesman said.
House to vote on Ryan budget proposal

House to vote on Ryan budget proposal

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- The budget proposal presented by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., which cuts $5.3 trillion in spending, has gained traction among Republicans in recent days.
U.S. House debates budget plans

U.S. House debates budget plans

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- A $3.7 trillion budget proposal released by the top Democrat on the U.S. House Budget committee is designed to preserve Medicare, Democrats said.

Obama aide buffs up boss' strategies

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- President Obama's campaign doesn't consider Republican hopeful Mitt Romney's economic strategy to be a Mitt Romney plan, a top adviser said Sunday.
White House slams GOP budget plan

White House slams GOP budget plan

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- The White House Tuesday slammed a budget plan proposed by U.S. House Republicans, saying it would "end Medicare as we know it."
CBO: Obama budget adds $3.5T to deficits

CBO: Obama budget adds $3.5T to deficits

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- President Obama's 2013 budget plan would add $3.5 trillion to budget deficits through 2022, the Congressional Budget Office said Friday.
Boehner calls for 'fiscal sanity' budget

Boehner calls for 'fiscal sanity' budget

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans will demonstrate "fiscal sanity" in deciding how much money the United States can afford to spend.
Watchdog: Romney super PAC broke law

Watchdog: Romney super PAC broke law

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A watchdog group said a super PAC for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign violated U.S. law and called on the Federal Election Commission to investigate.

Budget panel at odds on spending benefits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Top members of the U.S. House Budget Committee predicted slow going in the coming debate over President Obama's budget proposal Sunday.

White House expects another budget battle

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The Obama administration says its upcoming budget proposal faces tough sledding on Capitol Hill due to resistance in the House that has paralyzed the Senate.

Memos show different side of Obama

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- President Obama ratcheted back many of his proposals once faced with a deeply divided Washington he pledged to change while a candidate, memos indicate.
EMILY's List ranks Gingrich worst hopeful

EMILY's List ranks Gingrich worst hopeful

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- EMILY's List, a liberal political action committee, said Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is the worst in its rankings of the 2012 GOP candidates.

Medicare spending in surprising slowdown

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Medicare spending growth has slowed even as enrollment rises, and could remain below targets set by Congress for the next 10 years, experts said.
Bipartisan plan to overhaul, save Medicare

Bipartisan plan to overhaul, save Medicare

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Thursday introduced a bipartisan plan to safeguard the program for seniors.
MSNBC apologizes to Romney campaign

MSNBC apologizes to Romney campaign

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- MSNBC has apologized for calling a tagline used by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign a "KKK slogan."
Medicare hassles push doctors to consider opting out

Medicare hassles push doctors to consider opting out

With the U.S. Congress looking for ways to trim growing entitlement expenditures, the bloom is not only off the rose of Medicare, the stench of decay is permeating doctors' waiting rooms.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Romney takes tough tack against Gingrich

Romney takes tough tack against Gingrich

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney has gone on the offensive against Newt Gingrich in the campaign for the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. presidential race.

Ryan: Erase all corporate tax loopholes

CHICAGO, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A top Republican budget hawk said he favored closing corporate tax loopholes and getting the federal government to stop "picking winners and losers."
A rare bipartisan accord: Sell stuff

A rare bipartisan accord: Sell stuff

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Several elected officials in Washington said selling federal property is one budget-reduction idea that may appeal to Democrats and Republicans alike.
GOP plans town hall competing with Obama's

GOP plans town hall competing with Obama's

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama told a forum sponsored by LinkedIn in California his proposed tax increase for those making more than $1 million is not "punitive."
Obama: Plan 'not class warfare. It's math'

Obama: Plan 'not class warfare. It's math'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- President Obama's plan to reduce the U.S. deficit by about $3 trillion through the next decade would strip tax loopholes for the wealthy and big corporations.

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