Democrats are hanging their electoral hopes for 2014 on the belief that Americans will support a party that wants to fix the Affordable Care Act over a party that wants to do away with it.
According to Congressional Quarterly, lawmakers have not reached agreement about how to proceed on a plan to increase the nation’s statutory debt limit.
As poll after poll finds that the economy and jobs are top priorities for voters, perceptions about which party is better equipped to handle those issues become increasingly important.
The Wall Street Journal reports on Democrats’ efforts to hold a conference committee with Republicans over the fiscal year 2014 budget resolution.
Politico and The Washington Post report that four agencies will be virtually closed today because of sequester-related furloughs.
The Buffett Rule is dominating headlines in Washington this week. On one side, we see the president using this issue to score political points against his very wealthy opponent and on the other, we see Republicans slamming the president for using ‘class warfare’ as a tool to get ahead in the polls. And all I have to say to that is, what a waste.
Republicans on the supercommittee submitted a proposal to save $2.2 trillion over 10 years.
The president unveiled his deficit reduction plan yesterday. In Washington, politicians of all stripes have reacted to the plan.