By Philip Klein | 03/06/14 12:29 PM
President Obama's budget proposal for the coming year was widely dismissed this week as an election-year political messaging document filled with proposals that had no chance of passage. But to the extent that the plan was notable, it was more for what was left out than what was put in it.
By Philip Klein | 03/06/14 03:45 PM
On the opening day of the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, activists heard from a parade of Republicans often touted as potential presidential candidates in 2016: Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio; Govs. Chris Christie and Bobby Jindal; and Rep. Paul Ryan. Though nothing said on...
By Philip Klein | 03/06/14 09:47 AM
With the Department of Health and Human Services announcing that plans that were supposed to be cancelled this year can now be renewed for another two years, "the health insurance plans participating in Obamacare are a very worried group right now," according to health insurance industry...
By Philip Klein | 03/05/14 05:28 PM
A supposedly temporary “fix” that President Obama announced in November to address the problem of the millions of Americans who lost coverage as a result of his health care law has now been extended through Oct. 1, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. In...
By Philip Klein | 03/05/14 03:46 PM
President Obama's budget released Tuesday claims to reduce deficits by trillions of dollars, but a closer look at the details reveals that the deficit reduction is dependent on a number of gimmicks.
By Philip Klein | 03/04/14 05:16 PM
President Obama would increase taxes and fees by at least $1.2 trillion as part of a budget proposal released Tuesday that would bring revenue to a record level by the end of the coming decade. Below, I’ve included a breakdown of Obama’s more costly proposed tax increases. The revenue...
By Philip Klein | 03/04/14 11:46 AM
President Obama on Tuesday released a budget proposal that would raise taxes and fees and rely on optimistic economic projections to increase revenue by $3.15 trillion over the next decade -- bringing federal revenue to record levels. Among the new tax hikes, the Obama budget would restrict...
By Philip Klein | 03/03/14 03:51 PM
Each year, thousands of delegates to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference descend on Washington to hear speeches perpetuating the myth of a bipartisan consensus on the unbreakable bond between the United States and Israel. With this year's conference taking place as...
By Philip Klein | 02/28/14 11:30 AM
In the latest salvo against President Obama’s health care law, the House of Representatives plans next week to vote on a bill to delay the individual mandate for a year.
By Philip Klein | 02/27/14 06:00 PM
When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney infamously wrote off much of the electorate at a 2012 fundraising event, he argued that, “47 percent of Americans pay no income tax. So our message of low taxes doesn't connect.” Given that attitude, it isn't surprising that President...
By Philip Klein | 02/27/14 09:41 AM
Rep. David Camp, R-Mich., who has jurisdiction over tax policy as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping proposal to overhaul the tax code following years of work and 30 hearings. But before even publicly releasing the plan, tax reform was declared dead...
By Philip Klein | 02/25/14 07:44 PM
The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday declared a "significant milestone" for President Obama's health care law by claiming that 4 million Americans had now signed up for coverage. But a closer examination of the numbers suggests that the pace of sign-ups is slowing. In a...
By Philip Klein | 02/25/14 06:04 PM
Wisconsin Democrat Mary Burke attacked her Republican opponent Gov. Scott Walker on Monday for having a poor record on campaign ethics -- but Burke hired a political adviser who has prior convictions for using taxpayer resources for political campaigning. "I'm just disappointed our governor...
By Philip Klein | 02/24/14 02:04 PM
In "Ghostbusters," paranormal activity is becoming a growing problem in New York City. Government doesn't do anything to stop the problem, so private entrepreneurs set up a small business that successfully captures and stores ghosts — for a fee.
By Philip Klein | 02/24/14 01:03 PM
When Rep. John Dingell took over the Congressional seat held by his father, President Dwight Eisenhower was in his first term in office, "I Love Lucy" was still on television and President Obama hadn't been born yet.
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