Topic: Grover Norquist
Budget stalemate has many on Capitol Hill crunching numbers. With any new budget, taxes may be the real third rail of politics. Can the U.S. solve its fiscal woes without more revenue?
04/07/2011 09:59 am
'Gang of Six' deficit-cutting negotiators in the Senate are mum after rumors of entitlement cuts and tax code reform nearly derailed talks. Still, a short-term budget accord this week did manage to avert a government shutdown.
03/04/2011 03:32 pm
A few Republicans and Democrats are turning away from their party's ideology. Can this lead to a bipartisan budget deal?
02/25/2011 11:05 am
Ronald Reagan, who would have turned 100 on Sunday, is uniquely revered by Republicans. In this year of Reagan nostalgia, those jockeying for the GOP's 2012 presidential nomination could vie for his mantle.
02/05/2011 11:24 am
Sen. Richard Lugar notes that the GOP's renewed focus on the deficit – and the huge costs of the Afghanistan war – mean that many conservatives are starting to question the endeavor.
01/18/2011 04:25 pm
While the tea party movement has focused on fiscal concerns, social issues remain key for other GOP lawmakers, who are unhappy that such issues seem to have less importance these days.
01/03/2011 10:21 am
House Democratic leaders set very tight rules for debate of the Obama tax deal Thursday, and rank-and-file Democrats revolted. Their main frustration now: the estate tax.
12/16/2010 04:10 pm
Funding for fiscal year 2011 is set to run out Dec. 3. Will emboldened Republicans be willing to shut down government rather than pass a trillion-dollar budget that expands the deficit?
11/22/2010 07:43 pm
Politicians from the left and right have responded with knee-jerk objections to the report from the co-chairs of President Obama's deficit commission. It's time for the adult conversation to begin.
11/12/2010 03:04 pm
Under the proposal, Medicare spending, Social Security, the Pentagon's budget, and earmarks would be curtailed in a plan that cuts $3 in spending for every $1 in tax increases.
11/11/2010 11:27 am