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SuperCommittee Kneecapped By Frosh GOP

Tea Party freshman House Republicans, emboldened by Democrats and the White House capitulating time again during the debt ceiling fight, have dug ever further into their deep delusion about immediately slashing the federal budget — which would necessarily mean big cuts to the entitlement programs Americans don’t want to see touched, and Barack Obama, touring […]

August 16, 2011

“Super committee” Inspires Little Confidence

Congressional leaders have begun naming their selections for a powerful “super committee” that will search for ways to slash $1.5 trillion from the deficit before Nov. 23. The super committee — which was established in the last-minute deal to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a default by the U.S. government — will consist of […]

August 10, 2011