President Barack Obama’s budget for fiscal year 2015 will add $8.3 trillion to the debt and hike taxes by $1.8 trillion, according to a joint analysis by Republicans on the Senate and House Budget Committees.
Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) and his GOP colleagues in the Senate sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking the agency to clarify its recent study that aimed to influence newsrooms.
Congressional Republicans called for the defunding of a program to subsidize vehicles powered by alternative fuels following new announcements of large taxpayer losses from loans made through the program.
A top Senate Republican has introduced legislation to prevent labor unions from receiving an exemption to Obamacare’s requirements in the wake of reports that they are seeking relief from the Obama administration.