By Sam Stein for Huffington Post – Lost amid the budget battles in Congress and the anti-union legislation being considered in several states has been the White House’s...Continue reading.
By Kevin Sack for the New York Times – Hamstrung by federal prohibitions against lowering Medicaid eligibility, governors from both parties are exercising their remaining options...Continue reading.
By David Rogers for Politico – A bipartisan effort to resurrect the recommendations of last year’s presidential deficit-reduction commission gained steam Tuesday in the Senate,...Continue reading.
By Lori Montgomery for the Washington Post – President Obama has decided not to endorse his deficit commission’s recommendation to raise the retirement age, and otherwise...Continue reading.
By Pearl Korn for Huffington Post – On January 1st, while most revelers were still sound asleep and certainly not reading their morning newspapers, a story written by a staff...Continue reading.
By Saul Friedman for Huffington Post – Before Gray Matters leaves the dismal subject of President Obama’s misbegotten Frankenstein monster, the deficit reduction commission,...Continue reading.
We did it! The Deficit Commission did not garner the 14 votes needed to send their proposal to Congress to cut Social Security and Medicare. With your help, on November 30th, the National...Continue reading.
From NPR – As expected, a majority of the bipartisan commission charged with crafting a plan to slash the nation’s soaring budget deficits and national debt, has endorsed...Continue reading.
From the Real News Network - Donna Smith: Social Security benefits are under attack and concern is whether the “man in the White House” will fight back. More at The Real...Continue reading.