Thelma and Louise had a better budget plan
Spending in all categories has surpassed inflation by more than double.
The deficit and debt will rise by the end of the decade
The bill is 1,582 pages
‘A lot of members didn’t bother reading it’
With a shutdown off the table, the focus is right where the GOP wants it: the ACA
‘The American people don’t believe we have a debt ceiling’
Paul Ryan and John Boehner have the real goal in mind.
Amendment fails on party-line vote
Why the budget ‘compromise’ shows contempt for the GOP base
Congress worked like it was supposed to — Patty Murray and Paul Ryan carried the center.
‘The new Congressional budget is a mistake at a time when we can’t afford many more mistakes.’
Ryan-Murray is a political solution, not a fiscal one.
Budget deal destroys the best practical opportunity to cut spending in a generation
Conservatives weigh in on the budget deal
Duplicate programs should be easy targets for cuts.
He’s sidelined critical health, budget, immigration, economic and foreign policy decisions while he campaigns
Future generations depend on it
‘Point here is to demonstrate the reality, the truth, which is that it is Obama and the Democratic Senate pointing the gun at the Republicans’