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Americans favor Republicans' handling of budget: poll

Americans say Republicans in Congress would do a better job than Democrats in dealing with the U.S. budget, according to a poll released on Friday that shows President Barack Obama's party at a disadvantage as lawmakers near another showdown over federal spending.Full story

Power point: Paul Ryan pitches budget overhaul

  Taking his controversial plan to reform Medicare to town hall meetings in his home state of Wisconsin, Republican budget hawk Paul Ryan faced a potential political backlash in his own backyard. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell reports.

Group Protests Republican Federal Budget Proposals

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- A group of Fort Wayne residents gathered at the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 on Tuesday evening to protest Republican federal budget proposals. Full story

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  Budget battle leaves new prison empty

A brand new, state-of-the-art prison is sitting empty in New Hampshire due to federal budget cuts. NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell reports.

  What'd you buy with those taxes?

TRMS guest host Chris Hayes points out a White House web page that breaks out an individual's share of the federal budget and what it pays for.

  Obama budget speech a victory for math

Rachel Maddow praises President Barack Obama's speech on the federal budget for defining Democratic values, defending social programs, and confronting Republicans for their proposal's lack of basis in fact or math.

  GOP leaders discuss budget

Republican leaders, including House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., discuss the federal budget at a news conference Wednesday ahead of President Obama's speech.

  Effects of the spending deal

A Dylan Ratigan Show panel, which includes lobbyist Jimmy Williams, discusses the impact of spending cuts in the new federal budget.

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This photo courtesy of the US Fish & Wildlife Service shows the Gray wolf . The political tussle over US spending has ensnared an unlikely victim, the gray wolf, whose long-time status as an endangered species will likely be axed due to a late addition to the budget deal. The annex, or rider, attach

Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Federal Budget
Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Federal Budget

WASHINGTON - APRIL 08: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) leaves the U.S. Capitol after the announcement that a deal had been reached on the federal budget on April 8, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Obama Administration and congressional leaders have reached a deal that averted a government shutd

Lawmakers Reach Agreement Before Federal Budget Deadline
Lawmakers Reach Agreement Before Federal Budget Deadline

WASHINGTON - APRIL 08: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks to reporters after the announcement that a deal had been reached on the federal budget in the U.S. Capitol on April 8, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Obama Administration and congressional leaders have reached a deal that averts