Twenty percent of Republicans on the Hill incorporate “debt clocks” on their official congressional websites, compared to just one Democrat; GOPers also feature clocks related to the Keystone Pipeline, gas prices, and Raúl Castro.
Budget and taxes
Chuck Grassley, Jeff Flake, Jim DeMint, and Kent Conrad have warned about budgetary fiscal cliffs for years.
Alan Simpson has received top billing in 75 percent of media coverage of the debt commission this year after playing second banana to his fellow co-chair in 2010.
A champion of the ‘great compromise,’ Minnesota’s GOP U.S. Senate nominee is open to tax increases and vows, “I don’t care if I have to have a verbal or physical confrontation with Grover Norquist.”
“Death,” “dead end,” “decline” and “grim future” were but a few of the words and phrases Minnesota’s governor used to frame the problems of his state and country.
Emmanuel Cleaver was not the first public figure to use this devilish metaphor.
Obama has issued just one veto every 435 days; the presidential average since 1881 is once every 20 days.
Who would Hollywood cast to play the key House Republicans as D.C. sorts out its accounting mess?
“You shouldn’t overspend at the moment. Frugality is important.’
Would Senate Democrats have left the state in the first instance if they knew Wisconsin’s new legislative and congressional district maps could be created and voted on without any of their input?