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Obama aloofness hits new height on budget, sparks Hill anger

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Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Barack Obama,Senate,House of Representatives,House Budget Committee,Fiscal Policy,Budgets and Deficits
President Obama's refusal to write a fiscal 2015 budget in line with pre-approved spending caps and his team's take-it-or-leave-it approach with budgeteers and appropriators is angering lawmakers and threatens to undercut his second-term agenda -- even with Democrats. Congressional sources said that since Obama submitted his budget, which busts through spending caps on defense, neither he nor...