Puerto Rico’s astonishing nominal debt level, moreover, stands in the face of its relatively small economy.
Not just the wealthy
‘This is the one time since Election Day where Obama does not have the upper hand’
‘The president has been very clear about his budget priorities’
Press conference showed prez more partisan ‘under normal circumstance than any other president’ he could recall
Members from Idaho’s delegation call each other ‘irresponsible,’ ‘old school’
Tea party group promises to leverage fiscal cliff deal in midterm elections
Most who agreed to go on camera were not aware that their taxes went up
Why does President Obama insist on a balance between spending cuts and tax hikes?
‘Handling payments for many important and popular programs will quickly become impossible’
‘An awful lot of these [agencies] probably have a harmful effect on the economy anyways’
Message to Democrats: ‘If you don’t tackle Medicare, you are going to have less for all the stuff you want to do’
Washington Post columnist defends embattled House speaker
Dem congressman defends deal
A recession may have been averted, but you can’t tax your way into prosperity.
‘It was unfortunate that it was a last minute deal’
Tax credits for renewable energy sources were extended
The House budget committee chairman criticized his Republican colleagues