April 13, 2011 President Obama laid out a plan for future fiscal policy that would reduce the costs of Medicare rather than transform the program. The proposal would wring savings from spending on pharmaceuticals and encourage the use of generic drugs.
April 13, 2011 Why answer simple questions about the federal budget briefly when long-winded treatises will do. A query about an apparent typo led to a full-throated
April 4, 2011 Today on Talk of the Nation, airline safety and customer satisfaction, one proposal for the budget, Elijah Anderson and The Cosmopolitan Canopy, and NPR'S Mike Pesca previews both the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournament finals.
President Obama made his announcement in the Eisenhower Executive Office Buliding adjacent to the White House.
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November 29, 2010 The administration says the move will save "more than $60 billion over the next 10 years."
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