Topic: Paul Ryan
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
The coming debate over spending cuts has nothing to do with reviving the economy.
02/14/2011 03:09 pm
President Obama's FY 2012 budget lands on congressional desks Monday. Republicans are unimpressed, which sets the scene for a long fight over spending, taxing, and deficit reduction.
02/13/2011 03:04 pm
The punch bowl analogy is one that often gets mentioned when a Fed chief appears before Congress. Translation: The Federal Reserve thinks the economic recovery remains fragile.
02/09/2011 07:01 pm
President Obama's State of the Union, along with the speeches that have followed, point to a blend of Kennedy vision and Reagan optimism to 'win the future' and fend off GOP challengers in the 2012 presidential election.
02/08/2011 03:15 pm
Republicans barked ferociously about budget cuts during election season, but they're whimpering now that they see what they're really up against.
02/04/2011 09:39 am
Medicare could be replaced with a fixed payment to buy private insurance, according to one Republican proposal.
01/28/2011 03:20 pm
Republicans – and not so much Democrats – believe in competition among its members, said Sarah Palin Wednesday. But recent history provides a few examples of Democratic scuffling.
01/27/2011 01:00 pm
Rep. Michele Bachmann spoke to Tea Party Express activists Tuesday night. Her speech was a lot tougher than the official GOP response to the State of the Union address, yet there were some similarities to Obama's speech.
01/26/2011 11:49 am