Lawmakers head home to face voters in the midterm elections, putting off big decisions – such as on extending the Bush tax cuts.
09/30/2010 12:46 pm
Like Herbert Hoover's treasury secretary, House Minority Leader John Boehner thinks tough-love spending cuts will end the recession. It didn't work in 1929 and it won't work today. What it will do is hurt the poorest even more.
09/28/2010 04:35 pm
The Republican 'Pledge to America' offers vague promises and zero fiscal responsibility.
09/28/2010 12:40 pm
In their radio addresses Saturday, President Obama and Rep. Kevin McCarthy focused on the Republican 'Pledge to America.' It sets the scene for the next month’s campaign rhetoric.
09/25/2010 02:56 pm
So much for endorsing your opponent and bowing out gracefully. Many Republican candidates in Election 2010 are not backing the primary winner. Some are looking for ways to stay in the race.
09/25/2010 10:08 am
The photos in the House Republicans' new Pledge to America booklet show what conservatives love about America – and reveal a huge hole in their agenda.
09/24/2010 01:51 pm
Rep. Paul Ryan has emerged as the Republicans' rising star on fiscal issues. His absence from the Pledge to America unveiling added to a sense of disappointment among some conservatives.
09/23/2010 08:32 pm
Economically, the GOP's Pledge to America, released Thursday, is aimed at small businesses, repealing health-care reform, for example. But the document is also a clear pledge to 'tea party' supporters: You can trust us.
09/23/2010 03:31 pm
At Monday's town hall meeting, President Obama could have laid out what the rich are doing to fight his efforts to help the economy. He didn't.
09/23/2010 01:05 pm
Thursday morning, GOP lawmakers will unveil the "Pledge to America" – a 21-page document with proposals to slash taxes, spending, and government regulation. It's designed to woo tea party activists and independents in the Nov. 2 election.
09/23/2010 09:18 am