A bill that was never about the thing it’s called doesn’t do that thing.
The West Virginia Senator has taken the football from Charlie Brown and gone home.
An interesting but rather misleading report from a Biden Treasury official.
The Senate parliamentarian has ruled against ramming it through in the COVID relief bill.
But they weren’t shouting it from the rooftops.
Senator Elizabeth Warren released a more detailed version of her ‘Medicare For All” plan late last week. It leaves much to be desired.
Contrary to the promises of December 2017, the Republican tax cuts are not paying for themselves. Instead, they are helping lead us to trillion-dollar deficits.
Don’t worry folks, we’ll make it past that mark quite easily over the course of the new Fiscal Year.
President Trump and the Republican Party have spent the last three years lying about the Federal budget deficit and the economy.
Despite having utterly mishandled both areas when they actually held power, Republicans think they can win back the House of Representatives by focusing on the budget deficit and health care reform.
As predicted, the Federal Budget Deficit has crossed the threshold back into the world of trillion-dollar deficits. This is all due to the hypocrisy of Republicans and so-called conservatives.
Former Republican Congressman and Governor Mark Sanford is running for President.
The Federal Budget Deficit rose 27% in July, putting it on course for the $1 trillion by the end of September.
President Trump and the Congressional leadership have reached agreement on a multi-year budget deal that that busts through all remaining controls on spending.
The Federal Budget Deficit passed the $700 Billion mark with three months still to go in the Fiscal Year.
The Congressional Budget Office assesses several reform proposals.
Economic growth slowed significantly in the fourth quarter of 2018 from where it had been earlier in the year. And it’s likely to slow down even more.
The National Debt officially topped $22 trillion, marking a $2 trillion increase since President Trump took office.
Despite the government shutdown, employment growth in January was far above expectations.
A new study reveals that the Republican tax cut package passed at the end of 2017 has not had the economic impact the GOP claimed it would.
The economic impact from the just-concluded government shutdown was apparently quite substantial.
Two years of Republican control of the Legislative and Executive Branches has put us back on a path toward $1 trillion budget deficits.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed major reforms in Federal sentencing and related laws. As the name of the bill implies, it’s a first step, but a good first step.
The Trump Administration appears to think that the Budget Deficit and National Debt aren’t a big deal because we can just grow our way out of the problem. This is highly unlikely to happen.
Trump has reportedly told aides that he doesn’t really care about reports of an approaching crisis of the budget deficit and national debt because he’ll be out of office before it becomes a problem.
President Trump is heaping praise on a Congressman who physically assaulted a reporter.
Nearly two years into Republican control of Washington, the budget deficit is headed back up.
The Federal Budget Deficit is set to end the Fiscal Year close to $1 trillion, and to continue growing after that.
The National Debt has passed $21,000,000,000,000 for the first time in history just as the nation begins its return to the era of trillion dollar budget deficits.
The Federal Government will borrow more than $1 trillion this year for the first time in more than a half-decade.
The first estimate of economic growth in the first three months of 2018 beat expectations slightly, but it doesn’t bode well for the immediate future.
Dueling data on civil service compensation belie the adage that you can’t choose your own facts.
We’re set to return to the era of trillion dollar budget deficits, and Republicans won’t do a thing about it.
A group of twenty states have revived an old argument to mount a new legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
While most of America slept, the government was shutdown thanks to some faux theatrics by a single Senator.
Congress seems likely to pass a budget deal today that will massively increase spending, putting to rest once and for all the rank hypocrisy of Republicans when it comes to claims that they are “fiscally conservative.”
Congress appears to be moving closer to a budget deal even as the President tries to throw a monkey wrench into the whole thing.
With Republicans fully in control in Washington, their concerns about the budget deficit seem to have disappeared.
After spending much of 2017 trying to do it, Republicans are giving up on any effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act before the midterms.
In addition to deadlines on the Federal Budget and DACA, Congress also has to deal with the debt ceiling at some point in the next month.
Republicans passed their tax bill yesterday. What that means for the economy and the 2018 midterms is another question.
The final version of the tax bill appears to be on track for passage, but the devil is in the details.
House and Senate Republicans say they have reached agreement on a final tax bill, and Democrats are engaging in an effort to delay a vote in the Senate until Doug Jones can be seated.
The current temporary spending measure reached by Congress in September expires on Friday, and Republicans haven’t come up with a solution yet.
The Senate passed a tax cut bill last night, but it leaves a lot to be desired.
For some reason, Senate Republicans want to attach a bad health care reform idea onto an already controversial tax reform bill.