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’

The time for Obama to lead is now

Opinion | Lanny Davis

The supercommittee’s failure would reflect poorly on the president.

President Obama's moment of truth

Opinion | Jim Dyke

Obama’s upcoming speech is his chance to announce bold policy changes. Will he seize the opportunity?