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Election Year Budget Stirs Controversy

Even for most avid political junkies, budgets can be as inspiring as watching paint dry. But in an election year, they can be used as a rallying point for both parties. Host Michel Martin discusses President Obama's new budget, and other political news with two of Tell Me More's top politicos.

Obama Unveils New Budget, As Republicans Gird For Battle

The president proposes a budget aimed at cutting $4 trillion over a decade, but it increases spending in some areas to boost the economy.
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Backlash Over Eurozone Austerity Measures

The Dutch government falls and Spain slips back into recession. Fallout from German-imposed austerity measures and new concerns over eurozone economies


Romney's Small, Weekend Morale Boosts Don't End His Santorum Troubles

The new week starts essentially where the old one ended. Santorum continues to lay claim to an important part of the Republican Party as Gingrich recedes and Romney struggles to recapture the aura of inevitability he and his campaign have counted on carrying them to the nomination.
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Obama Unveils Budget at Northern Virginia Community College

Obama's 2013 budget is expected to include education initiatives and the District's budget oversight.
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Lawmakers Voice Priorities Ahead Of Obama's 2013 Budget Release

Lawmakers in Maryland and Virginia are expressing their spending priorities for President Obama's 2013 budget.