The Congressional Budget released its long-term budget outlook. Although the size of the US deficit isn't a problem right now, the CBO projects it to get bigger after a few years. There are five other takeaways from the CBO's budget outlook.
Secretary of State John Kerry reaffirmed support Wednesday for a more diverse European energy supply as a response to Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Some have called for the US to wield its own 'energy weapon,' but the Obama administration has focused more on European solutions.
'Economic logic' indicates that a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants would be good for the US economy, Jason Furman, chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, said at a recent Monitor Breakfast.
Rep. Raúl Labrador, who has a 98 percent rating from the Club for Growth, on Wednesday spoke the unspeakable. Give up the fight on the debt ceiling – it’s one Republicans can’t win.