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Paul Ryan Sequestration

Sam Stein

Lawmakers Confront Major Sticking Point In Budget Negotiations | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a group of top lawmakers looks to hammer out a relatively small-bore budget agreement by mid-December, it's becoming increasingly app...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan-Backed Airport Set To Be Hit Hard By Sequestration | Sam Stein | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bluntness of sequestration was supposed to be what made it so effective. The $1 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years would hit ev...

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan Now Denies Having Voted For Act He Heralded As A 'Huge Cultural Change' For Congress | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

If you want to tell me that the so-called "super committee" -- empaneled last year as a last-ditch attempt to reach a compromise on budget alignment -...