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US Deficit Hawks Say 2015 Budget Not Bold Enough

The release of the U.S. fiscal budget for 2015 is getting a lukewarm response from both supporters and critics of President Barack Obama. The $3.9 trillion budget promises to lower the annual deficit even as it expands opportunities for poor and working-class Americans.  But critics say it does so by raising taxes on the wealthy -- while ignoring the nation’s most pressing fiscal problems. Whether it’s improving our aging roads and bridges or expanding opportunities for low-income...

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