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DOA: Obama’s final budget shunned by GOP

President Barack Obama’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget, the last of his presidency, calls for more taxes on the wealthy, a massive push to solve the riddle of cancer, a modest slowing of debt and deficits, more spending to defeat Islamic extremists and a renewed focus on cybersecurity.


Clinton backers come out swinging for young female voters - and miss

Feminist icons Gloria Steinem and former Secretary of State Madeline Albright attacked young women for not supporting Hillary Clinton's candidacy this week -- with Steinem specifically saying young female voters are just following the boys. McClatchy political editor Steve "Buzz" Thomma explains what the exasperation shows about the Clinton campaign and what it means for her candidacy.