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Congress Deficit

Time to Declare Victory Over the Deficit - And Start Fixing Our Real Problems

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Let's stop pretending this is a debate about "fiscal responsibility" or "facing reality": It's about keeping taxes as low as possible for the wealthy and corporations while shifting as much pain as possible onto lower-and middle-income Americans.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Says Congress Can Still Help The Economy, Despite Focus On Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Monday that Congress can still get a handful of things done in the coming weeks to boost the economy, even t...

USA: Fiscal Reform or Failure?

Rob Taub | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Rob Taub

Call me naive, but I don't know anyone who would willingly let an incompetent manage their money, yet as taxpayers all of us allow the government to do so every day.

Jennifer Bendery

Carney: 'Basically An Admission By Congress That They Can't Do Anything'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Friday resoundingly rejected a push by Republicans to amend the Constitution with a balanced budget amendment as part...

Sam Stein

Pollster Reveal: Few Candidates Saw Deficit Reduction As A Major Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW HAVEN -- It is expected as a fait accompli that President Obama, both in his upcoming State of the Union address and during his next year or two i...