John Boehner wants you to believe the demands of ideology over demonstrable facts, the same recipe that led us to the crash of 2008
Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in a bind.
Under attack and exposed, the Kochs have gone on the offensive, with their minions singing paeans of praise for our "benevolent" overlords
The Treasury Department announced that the 2014 deficit as a percentage of GDP has reached its smallest point since 2007, which also happens to be below the average deficit of the last 40 years.
The pattern is unmistakable; Republicans are ill-prepared to manage finances or an economy whether it is at the state or federal level and the reason is always the same; they oppose any measure to bring in any sources of revenue.
In a recent op-ed, Rupert Murdoch made a case for comprehensive immigration reform. However, due to is own Fox News network, that possibility does not seem likely.
Monday marked the fifth anniversary of President Obama's stimulus package that helped pull the nation out of the worst recession seen since the Great Depression.
What House Republicans are doing is like terrorists giving the hostage negotiator a choice of which hostage to shoot ... then blaming the negotiator for the murder because "He chose the victim!"
It is time for Democrats to call out the absurd canard that taking money out of the economy helps the economy grow. There is a time to address debt, but it is not during an economic downturn.
There was a little glimmer of light in the Southern skies last week. It wasn't exactly a light bulb flashing on over Wal-Mart corporate, but it did look as though someone was fumbling with the switch.
President Reagan raised the debt ceiling the more times than any other President since 1960. He raised it 18 times. In contrast, President Obama has raised the debt ceiling just 6 times.
Soledad O'Brien challenged Rep Mulvaney (R-SC) by pointing out the hypocrisy of his position, since no one demanded that the costs be offset for disaster relief for his state.
Paul Ryan (R-WI) explains his yes vote on the fiscal cliff deal, praising the House for 'providing certainty' by making lower taxes permanent.
When President Obama took office, the federal deficit was $1.413 trillion dollars. Three years later, at the end of fiscal year 2012, the deficit has been cut by 25% to 1.089 trillion dollars.