Topic: Jim DeMint
Michele Bachmann is on the GOP presidential campaign trail in South Carolina Monday. Michele Bachmann's campaign says she will sign the 'cut, cap, and balance' pledge.
07/18/2011 05:12 pm
Even as both parties cite the need for progress on the budget, the partisan sniping is becoming unusually personal. Could markets get the jitters if the rancor lasts up to the debt ceiling deadline?
07/01/2011 03:48 pm
Debt ceiling rants abound. Still, here are a few more reasons that the debate surrounding the debt ceiling is just plain crazy
07/01/2011 01:22 pm
Republicans in Congress want a vote on a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution by mid-July. It would precede any vote to raise the national debt limit.
06/29/2011 08:24 pm
With the Senate vote to end tax breaks for ethanol, the Republican promise not to raise taxes is falling apart
06/17/2011 01:05 pm
Sen. Tom Coburn wants to abandon the Republican promise not to raise taxes, and he may be convincing other Republicans to consider the same
06/16/2011 10:12 am
Republicans say they'll raise the debt limit only if Congress passes 'real savings' in the form of spending cuts. Democrats prefer tax increases. A Senate vote Tuesday could offer a way to help bridge the divide.
06/13/2011 07:50 pm
Two GOP icons of fiscal restraint clash over eliminating certain subsidies or tax credits. Should savings reduce the budget deficit or go back to taxpayers?
05/24/2011 04:35 pm
Tea party supporters from around the country demanded Republicans keep their promise to cut the budget. Democrats and 'liberals' were the target of their ire, but the GOP leadership wasn't spared.
03/31/2011 08:42 pm
The GOP-led House, determined to trim spending and emboldened by NPR's recent black eyes, voted Thursday to end NPR's federal funding. Under the bill, no public radio stations could use taxpayer dollars to buy NPR programs.
03/17/2011 08:54 pm