John Boehner is trying to lie his way out of trouble after being caught red-handed on the sequester, and if the subject were not so serious, one might pity his peculiar attempt at logic
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.
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.
Republicans never place a high-priority on spending and the national debt until there is a Democrat in the White House that has been a regular occurrence dating back to the Reagan era.
The concept of shutting down the government unless Republicans control the direction and vision of the nation is nothing less than criminal.
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) destroyed Republican talking points regarding the debt ceiling on Face the Nation, and then upped the ante for more revenue.
John Boehner thinks Republicans can win the debt ceiling showdown, and he's got a poll to prove it.
Paul Ryan (R-WI) explains his yes vote on the fiscal cliff deal, praising the House for 'providing certainty' by making lower taxes permanent.
Senate Democrats are done playing Republican House games. They won't be making changes to the agreement. 'We're done,' an aide said.
Speaker Boehner made little sense Sunday as did a run around reality after Obama held him responsible for the fiscal cliff negotiation failures.
Republicans are on pace, and appear pleased, to hold the distinction as the most unproductive Congress since the 1940s, and it looks as if that was their intention all along.
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.