A ‘grand bargain’ that cuts entitlement programs and raises revenues, thus whittling the deficit in a big way, is not a likely outcome of House-Senate budget negotiations that begin Wednesday. The best hope is for a modest deal that averts another government shutdown. Is that doable?
Government shutdown: Washington faces three deadlines Monday: A possible government shutdown over funding, health insurance exchanges under Obamacare kick in, and the quarterly reporting of campaign contributions. In important ways, political money is driving all of it.
With most of the House already back in their home districts, the measure passed by unanimous consent.
The‘s proposed rule requiring church-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance that covers contraception has turned toxic.
Reports filed with thegive a detailed account of how unlimited donations are affecting the 2012 presidential race.