The argument for extending the high-end tax cuts have gone wobbly. It would be more convincing if the Republican line were something other than “no new taxes, ever.” The economic and fiscal circumstances may change, but the prescription remains the same.
Andy Griffith TV ad is targeted at seniors skeptical about the cuts that health care reform made to Medicare.
Ed Gillespie, chairman of the Republican State Leadership Committee, told reporters at a Monitor Breakfast Thursday that DNC efforts to link the GOP to Tea Party positions ahead of midterm elections was a 'sign of their desperation.'
At a Monitor breakfast with reporters, the Republican governor from Minnesota points proudly to his roots from working-class St. Paul. As a potential presidential candidate, he breaks the GOP stereotype. Biography matters in politics. But America's in a crunch, and solutions matter more.
The benefits of converting to a Roth IRA are clearest for the wealthy. Many others should proceed with care.
Even with the slight improvement over earlier forecasts, the White House is predicting a record high deficit that some Republicans are already calling 'a stark reminder of the legacy of Obamanomics.'