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Big Winners and Big Losers in the House and Senate Republican Budgets

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

In the House and Senate budget proposals for fiscal year 2016, passed with only Republican votes at the end of March, there are big winners and big losers. The big winners are defense spending and contractors and very wealthy people and powerful special interests. The big losers are children, our poorest group in America, and struggling low- and middle-income families.

Families and Fiscal Cliffs in This Holiday Season

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

As discussions swirl around Washington on tax rates, entitlement "reform," and discretionary spending cuts, it seems all too easy to forget that real people will suffer if the wrong decisions are made in the next several weeks.

GOP Poised To Cut Food Aid For Pregnant Women, Children

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In an otherwise lean budget year, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to boost funding to take care of the medical needs of t...

Greenspan: 'Government Activism' Is Slowing U.S. Recovery

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Less than a year after testifying that his free-market approach to the financial sector was "wrong 30 percent of the time," Alan Greenspan, former cha...