‘The scope of the problem is so great that, were this a private company or military command, the CEO or general would have been fired’
‘The House has listened to the American people’
Administration pushes back caps on out-of-pocket costs
Conservative talker threatens lawsuit over tortious interference of a business relationship
CBS News poll shows public has increasingly dim view of Obama, Republicans, direction of country
Has the House GOP leadership abandoned their pledge for fiscal restraint?
Proposed budget raises Social Security eligibility to 70, freezes discretionary spending at $931 billion until 2017
Democrats say vote was a waste of time
Dems: $74B is 'unworkable' - TheDC
Senate Democrats reject the House Republican budget proposal, but rule out a government shutdown
So much has happened in the last week, waiting 51 more weeks before writing a “year in review” column would be wrong.
The 112th Congress needs to focus on getting the deficit under control.
GOP to force vote on NPR defunding - The Hill
House Republicans announced Wednesday they plan to force a floor vote on defunding NPR in response to the firing of analyst Juan Williams last month
A memo by a GOP consultant this week said a takeover of the House is all but assured, but warned that ‘cranky’ voters will be slow to trust the GOP
In a closed-door meeting at the White House on Tuesday, House Republican leaders urged President Barack Obama to use his authority to force votes on numerous spending cuts
It wasn’t exactly sweetness and light when President Obama visited today with House Republicans as he Obama told Republicans he welcomes disagreement and debate, but also knocked them for opposing the stimulus bill on “disappointing” party-line votes and what he called their mis-information on his health care proposals
House GOP extending the olive branch? - The Washington Post
President Obama will meet Friday with perhaps his harshest critics outside of Fox News headquarters: the House Republicans. The House GOP invited Obama to speak at its retreat, which will be held in Baltimore from Thursday to Saturday.