The campaign of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has criticized the Tax Policy Center for new research that provides evidence that a deduction cap is a pretty good, though insufficient, idea, Gleckman writes.
As the “super committee” deadline approaches, some say it won’t be disaster if the panel fails to deliver. The battles will just be fought again after the next election – and maybe then the side with the best ideas will have more political clout.
Susana Martinez has made headlines recently for her push to repeal a state law that lets illegal immigrants get a New Mexico driver's license.
Medicare could be replaced with a fixed payment to buy private insurance, according to one Republican proposal.
Tackling the $13.8 trillion federal debt isn't a partisan issue. It's a matter of America's future prosperity. Extending Bush-era tax cuts may make economic sense now, but President Obama and Congress must come together and make tough decisions to cut spending and raise revenue.