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Will election results mean more gridlock on budget, sequestration?

President Barack Obama's victory over Republican Challenger Mitt Romney didn't come as a surprise to anyone who was following the pre-election polls. Few surprises occurred in the congressional races as well, which suggested a return of the status quo in Washington and continued gridlock ahead.

Tags: Election 2012 , Barack Obama , sequestration , budget , Robert Shea , Scott Lilly , Center for American Progress , Congress , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 05:03am EST
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Obama talks Petraeus probe, reforming government in post-election news conference

In his first news conference since Election Day, President Barack Obama took questions from reporters on a range of issues, including impending across-the-board budget cuts and the widening sex scandal that ensnared CIA Director David Petraeus.

Tags: Barack Obama , budget , Congress , fiscal cliff , David Petraeus ,

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 05:36pm EST
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Who will stay and who will go in Obama's second term?

President Barack Obama is gearing up for a second term in office, but some members of his Cabinet are on their way out, experts tell Federal News Radio. The legwork for these top- tier changes and others is already in motion behind-the-scenes.

Tags: Election 2012 , Barack Obama , Cabinet , Robert Hess , Brookings Institution , Martha Joynt Kumar , Towson University , Jolie Lee , State , DoD , DHS , OMB , Justice , Treasury

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 03:50pm EST
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Barack Obama wins second term

President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions. "This happened because of you. Thank you" Obama tweeted to supporters as he secured four more years in the White House.

Tags: Barack Obama , second term , Election 2012 ,

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 02:20am EST

Campaign issue comparison & campaign finance

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the presidential candidate's positions on defense spending and their energy policies. Also, who is contributing to the campaigns?
November 1, 2011

Tags: acquisition , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact , Allen Scott , federal budget , President Barack Obama , defense spending , Robert Levinson , Cameron Leuthy , Rob Barnett , energy policy , Peter Brusoe , Melissa Avstreih , campaign contributions

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:09pm EDT
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Sequestration will not happen, Obama says in final debate

During Monday night's debate, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney discussed their different approaches to cutting the budget, particularly in the area of military spending. Romney criticized the Obama administration for proposing cuts to military spending, particularly through sequestration. Obama countered sequestration would not happen, and he said he would maintain military spending based on the needs of the Defense Department.

Tags: President Barack Obama , debate , sequestration , DoD , budget , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 06:31am EDT

Obama: Buck stops here on protecting U.S. diplomats

In the second presidential debate, President Barack Obama claimed that he was responsible for the safety of U.S. diplomats overseas and would fully investigate the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

Tags: President Barack Obama , debate , libya , Hillary Rodham Clinton , State Department , workforce , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 07:24am EDT

Biden, Ryan wrangle over budget, defense cuts

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said President Barack Obama has failed to produce a workable budget plan, while Vice President Joe Biden said budgets introduced by Ryan "eviscerated all the things that the middle class cares about."

Tags: Joe Biden , Paul Ryan , Barack Obama , debate , budget , defense cuts , sequestration , Afghanistan , libya , Chris Stevens , Medicare , Social Security

Friday - 10/12/2012, 07:01am EDT

Obama, Romney define role of government during presidential debate

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney contrasted their approaches in how they would reduce the federal deficit and how they defined what the role of the federal government is during a nationally televised debate Wednesday night.

Tags: President Barack Obama , debate , election , deficit , federal drive , workforce , budget , Office of Management and Budget , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 08:17am EDT

Romney's private-sector approach to government includes realigning pay, downsizing workforce

It's no secret Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney envisions broad changes to the federal government and its workforce. In campaign speeches, Romney has spoken of aligning federal pay with that of the private sector and reducing the federal workforce through attrition. But federal unions say Romney's comments and proposals should give feds pause. This story is part of Federal News Radio's special, week-long multimedia report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years.

Tags: pay and benefits , Paul Ryan , pay freeze , Obama Impact , AFGE , J. David Cox , NFFE , William Dougan , workforce , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 03:59pm EDT
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