‘It would be like shooting ourselves in the head, is what the secretary of defense has said’
‘Tis the season to be mock Congress with Christmas jokes
Business Roundtable survey also asked CEOs to rank their top cost pressures for the year
Before lawmakers rush to cancel the scheduled spending cuts, they should keep three things in mind.
‘The secretary of defense has made it clear that if those defense cuts were to go into action that it would gut our military’
‘A lot of the low-hanging spending fruit is going to be proposed by Republicans … and they’ll be used up too — to fund new spending’
On super committee leadership: Obama isn’t a senator anymore, ‘he’s the one in Washington, and he’s got to get something done’
NYC mayor launched attack on Obama for absence of leadership after super committee collapse
The Pentagon spends $37 million for the Blue Angels
President made his call in the key voting state of New Hampshire where his Republican challengers will hold one of the first primary votes
How Congress can balance the budget without damaging the economy.
TheDC Morning: Dems rely on voter fraud, says Dem
First lady hosts state dining room event with Lyle Lovett, Darius Rucker, Kris Kristofferson
‘GOP rejected a balanced plan & chose to keep their pledge to Norquist to protect wealthiest 1 [percent] at all costs’
‘There are still too many Republicans in Congress who have refused to listen to the voice of reason and compromise’
Finger-pointing begins with the corpse of the super committee still warm
‘I think it’s going to fail — and I think it should fail — because it’s exactly wrong’
By reducing farm subsidies, the country could save $100 billion or more over 10 years without affecting food production.
Prospects dimming for gridlocked super committee, little progress over weekend as Dems, GOP trade barbs
New York Times columnist is pessimistic about super committee agreement on budget cuts due next week