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Budget reflects scaled-back vision for clean energy

Plan would take the Energy Department’s renewables spending up to $2.3 billion.

Video: Obama says budget has 'difficult cuts'

In a Northern Virginia speech Monday, Obama says his fiscal 2013 budget includes many reductions.

Budget recommends greater flexibility for Postal Service

Plan would restructure retirement obligations and reduce mail delivery to five days.

EPA faces third straight year of cuts

Budget barely acknowledges the agency’s plans to regulate power-plant emissions.

State Department budget request only slightly higher than 2012

Increase is especially small considering the agency's growing responsibilities.

White House seeks Treasury savings through streamlining

Proposed new fee on large financial firms would compensate Americans and discourage future risk taking.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Education budget focuses on college affordability

Plan increases Pell Grants and asks Congress to stop a interest-rate hike on student loans from going into effect in July.

President requests 'more disciplined' $613 billion Defense budget

White House wants $525.4 billion for regular defense and $88.5 billion for war account.

Obama chief of staff: 'Congress needs to get its work done'

Jack Lew puts the ball in lawmakers' court on fiscal 2013 budget and payroll tax cut extension.

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.

House budget chairman puts emphasis on spending cuts

Democrats fail to take fiscal instability seriously, says Paul Ryan, R-Wis.