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Deficit Plan

Paul Ryan's Debt Talk Contradicts His Entire Career

Ari Melber | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Ari Melber

Ryan's rebranding can only succeed if we all focus on his proposals. Not what he actually did. A look at the record shows this race is not about deficit-hawks, it's about deficit-chutzpah.

Alan Simpson Touts A 'Cialis Solution'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Former GOP senator and renowned champion of austerity Alan Simpson has turned to a popular erectile dysfunction pill to craft his latest metaphor on t...

Who Is Warren Buffett's Secretary?

Slate Magazine | Annie Lowrey | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

For nearly two decades, Debbie Bosanek has fielded press calls, investor queries, and sundry other requests for her boss, billionaire investor Warren ...

Do Millionaires Actually Pay Lower Taxes Than Their Secretaries?

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he wants to make sure millionaires are taxed at higher rates than their secretaries. The data say they ...

Obama Plan Would Fix Big Health Care Reform Glitch

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's new deficit plan would fix a $14 billion glitch in his health care law. Unless the problem gets fixed, a milli...

GANG OF SIX: Bipartisan Senate Group Seeks Debt-Reduction Plan

nytimes.com | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics

Days after President Obama called for forming a bipartisan group in Congress to begin negotiating a $4 trillion debt-reduction package, the parties ha...

Obama Deficit Plan Wins The Approval Of The Bond Market

Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Emily Flitter) - It lacked details, and quickly drew a crowd of critics across Capitol Hill, but President Barack Obama's $4 trillion...