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Super Committee 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.

LIVE VIDEO: Obama Addresses Super Committee Failure

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

President Obama is set to make a statement from the White House briefing room at 5:45 p.m. on Monday, following news that the congressional super comm...

Former President Weighs In On Super Committee

Back Bay Patch | Cate Lecuyer | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Clinton greeted a steady stream of people hailing from next door, to New Zealand, shaking every person's hand and thanking them for attending. He also...

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...