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.
A study funded by the anti-nuclear activist group Ploughshares Fund says the U.S. government is spending too much on nuclear weapons.
President Barack Obama is waxing nostalgic about his former rival, praising 2008 GOP nominee John McCain for his “centrism” at one of six taxpayer-sponsored fundraisers on Friday, according to travel press pool reports.
Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown’s environmental agenda is hurting his state’s economy and turning residents against him, according to Bloomberg’s opinion page.