A healthy economy shrinks deficits: Mick Mulvaney

A healthy economy shrinks deficits: Mick Mulvaney

EVERYTHING THAT WE’VE DONE SINCE WE’VE BEEN HERE. I NOTICED THE PRESIDENT WAS TWEETING OVER THE WEEKEND WITH THE TRADE DEFICIT HE WAS TWEETING ABOUT IT AND TALKING ABOUT THE USE OF THE FRAYED — PHRASE TRADE WAR. THAT’S OUR NATIONAL DEBT. WITH THIS OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL THAT WAS SIGNED INTO LAW WE ARE NOW

Reid: Why Raising the Debt Ceiling’s So Crucial

Reid: Why Raising the Debt Ceiling’s So Crucial

Failing to raise the debt ceiling will be a major problem for the millions of Americans who would not receive social security checks, and for our troops who would not get paid! It would cause the stock market crash; draining American’s savings and retirement funds, so I hope Republican wake up to that reality and

Sarah Palin Nonsense: Obama Risking ‘Impeachment’ Over Debt Ceiling

Sarah Palin Nonsense: Obama Risking ‘Impeachment’ Over Debt Ceiling

Sarah Palin is not taking any breaks from hurt continued spouting up nonsense she is now saying that in light of this entire government shutdown Obamacare debt-ceiling debate she says that President Obama is actually risking impeachment over the debt ceiling and this is an example love you can’t you simply can’t have it both

How Obama Ends the Shutdown, Raises the Debt Ceiling…and Cuts Social Security

How Obama Ends the Shutdown, Raises the Debt Ceiling…and Cuts Social Security

really offsets can you explain one more time how this conflict between Obama’s goals of the weapon Ising budget passing and debt ceiling raising incurring so security in a way that the left thinks he was forced to do it can be resolved I label it this way right now there are assertive competing I

Reid to Boehner: Raising the Debt Ceiling is Everyone’s Problem

Reid to Boehner: Raising the Debt Ceiling is Everyone’s Problem

I think I, like most everyone in Washington, was stunned to hear the Speaker today say, “the debt ceiling is President Obama’s problem.” The deficit is not just one parties problem. Raising the debt ceiling was not just Ronald Reagan’s problem when he raised it 18 times. Ronald Reagan raised the debt ceiling 18 times.

Gang of 6 Plan Could Offer GOP Path to Debt Deal

Gang of 6 Plan Could Offer GOP Path to Debt Deal

bjbjLULU ‘AuF GWEN IFILL: A deep partisan divide dominated the budget debate in the House of Representatives today, while, over in the Senate, glimmers of bipartisanship were beginning to surface. NewsHour congressional correspondent Kwame Holman has the story. KWAME HOLMAN: The House and Senate pursued divergent paths today to cutting the deficit and raising the

What the US gets wrong about minimum wage

What the US gets wrong about minimum wage

This is an American sweatshop. They flourished in the early 1900s, when people were desperate for work. And since there were no regulations on what they had to pay, they paid workers next to nothing. So the US adopted something that had already worked in other countries: a minimum wage. This is a chart of

Sec. Geithner Joins Senate Dems to Talk Debt Crisis

Sec. Geithner Joins Senate Dems to Talk Debt Crisis

In a conversation we just had, Secretary Geithner made one thing very clear: August second is the deadline. We’ve looked at all available options and we have no way to give Congress more time to solve this problem, and we’re running out of time. Republicans who deny the consequences of default are dead wrong. There