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President Obama takes questions from the audience Wednesday after speaking about the economy and the middle class to the City Club of Cleveland. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Obama Says Critics Making 'The Same Argument' Despite Better Economy

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Republican Rep. Tom Price, House Budget Committee chairman, said Tuesday that his budget "saves $5.5 trillion, gets to balance within 10 years, without raising taxes." Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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House GOP Budget Sets Stage For Showdown With The President

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Amtrak conductor Michael Laubauskas talks on a radio Feb. 19 as his train departs Trenton, N.J., for Washington, D.C. The U.S. House passed an Amtrak funding bill Wednesday that splits Amtrak's high-ridership Northeast Corridor line that runs from Boston to Washington from the less profitable part of the system. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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House's Budget Bill Debate Unveiled Democratic Rifts, GOP Ambitions

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Congressional Plan To Fund Military Comes With A Side Of 'Land Grab'

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Senate May Need Every Minute To Meet Government Funding Deadline

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Congress Quietly Extends The Budget — Past Election Day, Anyway

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Bowman talks with host David Greene about the Pentagon's budget problems

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