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Obama budget: Some cuts, not the slashes GOP asks

 


President Barack Obama reaches to shake hands with 8th graders as he speaks at Parkville Middle School and Center of Technology, in Parkville, Md., Monday. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

Obama budget: Some cuts, not the slashes GOP asks

ANDREW TAYLOR, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Putting on the brakes after two years of big spending increases, President Barack Obama unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget plan Monday that would freeze or reduce some safety-net programs for the nation's poor but turn aside Republican demands for more drastic cuts to shrink the government to where it was befo...



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