Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) praised the Ryan-Murray budget on Sunday while cautioning that the Senate does not yet have the votes to pass it.
Romney edged out Obama, 49-45, when extremely likely voters were asked which presidential candidate they’d trust to manage their family budget, according to a poll commissioned by national debt watchdog Public Notice.
The president has not always been so dismissive about efforts to save the country’s unsustainable entitlement programs. Both as a candidate for president in 2008 and at various points throughout his first term, Obama has highlighted the urgent need to reform federal entitlements.
The America’s Future Foundation hosted “Bursting the College Bubble: The Status of Higher Education Today” Thursday at the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, where four experts discussed the increased debt burden young Americans face and questioned the value of higher education relative to its cost.
President Obama took a break from the Hollywood fundraising circuit last week to tout his economic record in front of ordinary voters. However, his two-day “Betting on America” bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania coincided with the release of another disappointing jobs report, the latest troubling news about the economy.
A recent blog post authored by an employee of the left-wing Center for American Progress Action Fund and touted by the Obama campaign and media sympathizers is under fire from center-right experts, who charge that the post is flawed and misleading.
Business executives, wary of America’s mounting debt and looming fiscal crisis, are starting to make their feelings known to Congress and the president, according to the Wall Street Journal.