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Obama Budget Gets Partisan Response on Capitol Hill

President Obama’s proposed $4 trillion federal budget drew predictable praise from Democrats and equally predictable scorn from Republicans on Capitol Hill.  The fiscal blueprint would boost taxes on top earners and some corporations, while canceling automatic spending cuts, investing in infrastructure, and helping America’s struggling middle class. At best, presidential budgets are greeted by lawmakers as a serious point of departure for months of congressional deliberations on...

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