After years of manipulation and buying off elected officials, a large percentage of radical right-wingers are planning a civil war.
On March 1st a decision will be made that could impact millions for at least 9 years. Jobs will be lost and people will go hungry, but not the rich.
The Senate Republican Minority Whip, who accused Obama of threatening national security by nominating Chuck Hagel, claimed that sequester cuts to defense won't jeopardize national security.
Republican staffers are complaining about GOP leadership, while leadership is complaining that without being able to pay their staff a decent wage, they can't attract the best workers.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) fell in line with the Republicans' sequester strategy by playing the blame game, saying that President Obama proposed the sequester in the first place.
Republicans frivolously wasted 18.9 billion taxpayer dollars playing debt ceiling games but now they pretend to be concerned over spending.
Speaker John Boehner is pushing the hashtag "#obamaquester" in hopes of forcing the President to carry the weight of the Republicans' failure.
Who better to give the Republican Party advice about how to beat Obama in the upcoming debt ceiling and budgetary fight than the guy whose ticket just lost to Obama.
Fitch ratings poked a huge hole in Republican talking points by warning that using the debt ceiling as a mechanism for fiscal discipline is ineffective and potentially dangerous.
Picking Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary was a way for Obama to arm himself against the upcoming battles with Republicans over budgetary issues.
President Obama used his weekly address to explain the stakes in the upcoming debt ceiling showdown.
Federal law requires Congress to authorize the government to borrow any money that is needed to pay for the programs that Congress has passed.
In spite of the Republican love for bumper sticker slogans, a spending agreement was in the debt ceiling deal. It is called the Budget Control Act.
Sen. Graham insisted that we must raise the age for Social Security in order to deal with the debt, but Social Security has nothing to do with the debt.
Little progress has been made on the debt issue. Donald Trump weighed in on the question a dozen years ago, and a few conservatives are pushing his plan as the answer.
Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate to take over the Presidency of the Heritage Foundation. Another extremist will undoubtedly take his place
The ongoing debate about the fiscal cliff continues as the U.S. approaches the current debt ceiling. Republicans are responsible for problem
Why should the federal deficit scare us compared to an uninhabitable planet? Aren't mountains without tops more frightening than an IUD?