The plan would cut debt growth by $5.2 trillion over the next 10 years.
‘We can’t be the first generation to leave the country worse than we found it’
Former Clinton chief of staff behind new plan
‘I showed the White House $600 billion of cuts in health care entitlements yesterday’
Former Clinton chief of staff praises ‘honest, straightforward and sincere’ GOP VP pick despite disagreements on some matters of policy
The Simpson-Bowles approach is the only solution to our debt mess.
Americans have been too quick to dismiss the commission’s proposals.
When will President Obama show real leadership on fiscal issues?
In his State of the Union speech next week, President Obama should declare the beginning of a bipartisan era.
How to starve the beast - TheDC
Mixed conservative reaction to tax deal caused by lack of clarity around deficit impact
The plan is a compromise between the left and the far left.
President Obama’s debt commission gained bipartisan support but fell short of the 14 votes needed to pass the their plan
Coburn: 'We are rotting' - TheDC
Coburn says America is ‘rotting’ from too much dependence on government
Debt commission final report leans right, but conservatives say it’s just a first step
Final debt commission vote anti-climactic, as three plans released already lay out way forward
Budget proposals have urged shrinking or eliminating tax breaks that help make employer health insurance the leading source of coverage in the nation
We now have a president who is better suited to have been running Greece into the ground than implementing a sane economic policy.
It's Going to Be a 'Bloodbath' - TheDC
Debt commission co-chair says upcoming debt limit fight ‘will prove who’s a hero and who’s a jerk’
Rep. Jan Schakowsky says Obama’s deficit commission proposal would receive support from no one on the 18-member body
The time for a serious discussion about controlling our annual deficits and our national debt is long past due.