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Debt Ceiling Tax Increases

Why Liberals Should Learn to Love the Debt Debate

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

Democrats have a long way to go. They are nowhere near breaking the bad tax news to lower- and middle-income Americans. But they finally have a president who is trying to restore the value proposition that lies at the heart of progressive governance.

War Of Words Over Taxes In Debt Ceiling Negotiations

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Call it eliminating an unfair break, or removing an unjust loophole, or even "taking a balanced approach." Just don't call it raisi...

David Brooks: GOP 'May No Longer Be A Normal Party'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

The Republican party “may no longer be a normal party,” David Brooks writes in his New York Times column Tuesday. In negotiations with Democrat...