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Supercommittee Deal

How Does a Supercommittee Die?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Not with a bang but a whimper. Not a surprise, but disheartening on many levels. Let us count the ways.

Michael McAuliff

Super Committee Fails: Panel's End Run Around Democracy Fizzles

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ill-conceived scheme to make an end run around public opposition to major spending cuts to entitlement and social programs has founde...

Republican Hopefuls Assault GOP Proposal

AP | DAVID ESPO and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner publicly blessed a Republican deficit-reduction plan Tuesday that would raise $300 billion in additional...