I'm still trying to dig up the quote. I know it was President Obama, and I know it was at least a few months ago, and I'm pretty sure I can picture...
Unless congressional leaders appoint progressives willing to stand up to moneyed interests, the new congressional super committee will be nothing less than a chopping block for Social Security.
Here's where we are now. A committee, grandiosely labeled a "Super Congress" will essentially decide whether and how much we'll cut and whether and h...
Besides the above very superficial info which might be found her resume, I could find nothing else out about this operative, Stephanie Cutter. Her Wikipedia entry is amazingly indistinct; as hazy as any I've seen for much less accomplished people.
It's as if Washington's leading political players, aided and abetted by the media's love of the horserace, had eaten LSD-laced brownies, then gone on stage before an audience of millions to enact a psychotic spectacle of American decline.
Arianna appeared Monday on CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight' to discuss the recent deal to increase the nation's debt ceiling. "Here we have a major crisi...
We will look back and know that when the debt ceiling issue was in play, the Republicans made their case, but nobody in a position of power made the opposing argument. The Democrats just went along and will have to live with the consequences, along with the rest of us.
The situation on Capitol Hill has become so confusing, we're going to need a nuclear physicist with a googleplex of serially connected molecular microscopes to precisely explain what is happening. Instead, you got me.
Congress should do what the American people want done. In this case, that means raising taxes on the rich and cutting defense spending.
The current debate has, for the most part, lacked the balance seen in the blueprint by largely insisting that all deficit reduction be achieved through spending cuts. The reality is that smart deficit reduction must address our lack of revenues as well.
Where is the distinction being drawn between Republican and Democratic policies, so that voters have a choice and not an echo? Not in Washington.
The president has embraced the failed policies of austerity economics, and he clings to them even as they're failing in Great Britain and poll numbers show that the American public hates them. But despair not, ye infuriated Americans. Here are three things you can do today.
If Democrats are going to cave entirely to the Republicans, they at least ought to accomplish a strategic goal: separate the Bush tax cuts for the top bracket from all the other brackets.
Every Democrat in America who believes in the values and heritage of the Democratic party owes Harry Reid a debt of gratitude for standing up for what we as Democrats believe.
Since the Republican Party now worships at the altar of "Saint Ronald of Reagan," it's always fun to point out the hard, cold fact that Reagan would simply not be acceptable to the Republican Party as it stands today.