Why GOP State Leaders Should Support A Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

Opinion | Sen. Alan Simpson

The ruling led to the rise of SuperPACs in our elections and unlimited spending from wealthy individuals

Live From New York It's ... ?

Opinion | Ron Fein
File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz walking to the Senate floor for a vote on a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Demolishing his bad arguments against campaign finance reform

Former Sen. Alan Simpson As A Sex Advisor?

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein

A ‘wack on the fanny’ goes a long way

New Simpson-Bowles plan a needed wake-up call

Opinion | Gary Shapiro

The plan would cut debt growth by $5.2 trillion over the next 10 years.

Alan Simpson: 'Failed presidency' if Obama cannot rein in entitlement spending

Politics | Nicole Lafond
Deficit Commission

‘We can’t be the first generation to leave the country worse than we found it’

Even Sen. Alan Simpson gets down 'Gangnam Style' [VIDEO] - TheDC

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler

Octogenarian does the pony to get millennials involved in the fiscal cliff situation

Bowles, Simpson punt on what Democrats would trade for higher tax rates

Politics | Neil Munro
Fiscal Cliff Lobbying

‘I showed the White House $600 billion of cuts in health care entitlements yesterday’

It's sink or swim together

Opinion | Lanny Davis

The Simpson-Bowles approach is the only solution to our debt mess.

The Simpson-Bowles commission's recommendations can pass with broad bipartisan support

Opinion | Lanny Davis

Americans have been too quick to dismiss the commission’s proposals.

What happens if Congress doesn't rein in national debt? - CSM

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

“If the US does not put its fiscal house in order, the reckoning will be sure and the devastation severe”

Alan Simpson: Kids 'walking on their pants,' 'listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy Snoopy Poop Dogg' - TheDC

Entertainment | Laura Donovan

Former senator misidentifies Snoog Dogg and Eminem as he berates young kids of America

'The era of bipartisanship is now beginning'

Opinion | Lanny Davis

In his State of the Union speech next week, President Obama should declare the beginning of a bipartisan era.

TheDC Morning: TSA perverts keep handicapped woman off airplane because of her butt - TheDC

| Pat McMahon

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Rough Seas Ahead - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Budget and debt fights in 2011 will eclipse Obama’s lame duck wins

How to starve the beast - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Mixed conservative reaction to tax deal caused by lack of clarity around deficit impact

Higher taxes, more spending, deep defense cuts -- how is Bowles-Simpson a compromise?

Opinion | J.D. Foster

The plan is a compromise between the left and the far left.

Obama panel fails to pass debt plan, declares success anyway - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

President Obama’s debt commission gained bipartisan support but fell short of the 14 votes needed to pass the their plan

Debt commission: 'Put up or shut up' - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Debt commission final report leans right, but conservatives say it’s just a first step

Deficit roadmap already plotted in three major debt plans - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Final debt commission vote anti-climactic, as three plans released already lay out way forward

Tax breaks for employer health plans a target again - AP

Politics | wrahn

Budget proposals have urged shrinking or eliminating tax breaks that help make employer health insurance the leading source of coverage in the nation