“The White House says President Barack Obama will host female senators for dinner at the White House on Tuesday,” AP writes. “The dinner is part of Obama’s ongoing efforts to improve the lines of communication with Congress and lay the groundwork for future compromise.” More: “A spokeswoman for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York says all 20 female senators were invited. She says Gillibrand requested the dinner in October while traveling with Obama to survey the damage from Superstorm Sandy.”
Roll Call dubs it “Ladies Night.”
“President Obama’s budget would raise taxes mainly on people earning more than $200,000 a year, although earners at nearly every income level would face a somewhat higher tax burden, according to a new nonpartisan analysis” from the Tax Policy Center, the Washington Post writes.