A study funded by the anti-nuclear activist group Ploughshares Fund says the U.S. government is spending too much on nuclear weapons.
President Barack Obama is waxing nostalgic about his former rival, praising 2008 GOP nominee John McCain for his “centrism” at one of six taxpayer-sponsored fundraisers on Friday, according to travel press pool reports.
Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown’s environmental agenda is hurting his state’s economy and turning residents against him, according to Bloomberg’s opinion page.
President Obama vision for a smaller, more flexible military focused on counter-terrorism, rather than large-scale land wars, is leaving the Army without the budget to modernize its aging weapon systems.
A series of major cuts in military spending is gutting the defense industry, imperiling the country’s economy and weakening military preparedness for many years to come, defense contractors and military experts say.
The New York state budget committee approved a revised budget on Monday that repeals the ballistics-imaging and microstamping requirements that were included in the original state budget proposal.
Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod could not offer a coherent explanation Tuesday as to why Senate Democrats have not passed a budget in almost three years.
The White House is reacting aggressively to a budget proposal put forward by Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), that would cut spending by $5.2 trillion in government spending compared to President Obama’s budget, while cutting taxes by $2 trillion over the next 10 years.