Topic: Paul Ryan
Rep. Paul Ryan will release a 'dramatic' budget for 2012 Tuesday that looks to cut $4 trillion over 10 years. That plan makes the $30 billion at issue in a potential government shutdown over 2011 spending look like small potatoes.
04/04/2011 07:13 pm
President Obama began his reelection campaign just as Washington is debating the budget and deficits. Democrats and Republicans must not wait until after the November 2012 elections to reduce the deficit and to reform entitlements.
04/04/2011 05:01 pm
President Obama announced his reelection bid Monday morning via e-mail and Web video. Unlike 2008, this time he has all the advantages and disadvantages of an incumbent.
04/04/2011 02:20 pm
President Obama is expected to officially launch his 2012 presidential reelection campaign this week. The organization is forming up in Chicago, and it could spend as much as $1 billion.
04/03/2011 05:33 pm
If Democrats can stop defending Medicare, and Republicans allow the 2010 health law to take effect, a voucher system might work.
03/21/2011 01:56 pm
Conservative Republicans want to cut Social Security, even though it's not a major contributor to US debt. A better solution to future Social Security shortfalls is a thriving economy.
02/24/2011 02:09 pm
Republican critics of Obama's 2012 budget are being hypocritical.
02/23/2011 10:16 am
Global News Blog Cheddar revolution? Glenn Beck vs. Jon Stewart on Middle East-Wisconsin comparisons
Commentator Glenn Beck and others have repeatedly drawn parallels between Egypt and the Wisconsin protests. 'Ah, they're not the same in any way, shape, or form,' says Daily Show host Jon Stewart.
02/23/2011 08:32 am
Each side offers to fund government for 30 days past March 4, the current deadline to prevent a government shutdown. But GOP wants even that stopgap measure to include spending cuts.
02/22/2011 06:15 pm
The AFL-CIO is planning a protest Tuesday in Lansing, Michigan. This follows ongoing labor unrest in Wisconsin and Ohio over plans to reform public sector collective bargaining rules.
02/21/2011 02:55 pm