The debt-limit negotiations led by our president hit more roadblocks this week as the “big eight” lawmakers made trips to the White House almost daily to meet with the president and his team on the looming debt-limit crisis.
Numbers can tell a story. Looking back on Barack Obama's second State of the Union message, and looking forward to the congressional session and the 2012 elections, they tell a story that should leave Democrats uneasy.
Congress will spend this final week before it breaks for a week to celebrate our nation’s birthday spending more money, adding to our exploding debt and hoping to help small businesses expand and be able to borrow money. We’ll see how well they do when this writer submits the Friday column.
WASHINGTON -- For all our bemoaning the tortures of health care reform, the debate has been healthy for the nation. Everybody's crazy aunts and uncles have been let out of their respective attics and basements, and it's good to know who they are. It's also been helpful for Americans to see how the sausage is made and figure out whether they really want any.