Independent Maine Senate candidate Angus King’s fiscal record during his eight-year tenure as the state’s governor is under fire from Maine Republicans and outside pro-business groups and becoming a major factor in the three-way race.
Mandatory cuts to the U.S. defense budget scheduled for the end of the year could cripple America’s armed forces by leaving them ill-equipped, understaffed, and unprepared to carry out missions in an increasingly dangerous world, former military officials and lawmakers warned Wednesday during a briefing on Capitol Hill.
President Obama’s trips to Boston have cost taxpayers nearly half a million dollars in police overtime fees since he took office.
The Democratic Party’s plan to allow nearly $600 billion of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts to take effect in January unless Republicans agree to raise taxes on upper-income Americans is backed by a single report from a long-time Democrat with no private sector experience.
Sen. Robert Menendez’s claims that President Obama’s health care reform provides $250 million in savings over its first 10 years and $1.2 trillion over its second decade have been rated “mostly false” by Politifact, a nonpartisan fact checking website.
Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine left the state with a $22 billion deficit when he departed office in 2010, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis.
The federal government has been running advertisements to get more people on food stamps, according to CNN Money.
Democrats are attacking the Ryan budget using a misleading study, according to tax reform advocates.
President Obama’s profligate spending policies are not limited to the federal government: The Obama re-election team spent millions more than it took in in May.
New York City has managed to avoid much of the pain caused by the recession, averaging lower unemployment rates and better job growth than the rest of the country, but it has not been enough to stop rising unemployment.