Immigration Reform Splitting GOPImmigration reform has been one of the hot-button topics for politicians in the last few years. As the Senate passed its version of immigration reform last week, all attention now turns to the House of Representatives and the rift developing in the Republican Party.
Report: Boehner's Future Son-In-Law Once Arrested Over MarijuanaThe conversation around Speaker of the House John Boehner’s dinner table may be going up in smoke in a few weeks.
Austerity Arrives With SequestrationSequestration day has arrived in Washington, D.C. and by 11:59 Friday night, the White House will be forced to order across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts in European-style austerity that could plunge the United States back into recession.
Payroll Tax Likely To Rise After Fiscal CliffWhile much of the focus with the ongoing austerity crisis on Capitol Hill has been overall tax rates, both President Barack Obama and Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner have agreed on one tax principle: ending the payroll tax holiday.
Poll: Voters Losing Hope For Deal Over Austerity CrisisPresident Barack Obama cut his vacation short Wednesday and returned to Washington to continue negotiations on the rapidly approaching fiscal cliff. But, even with that move, a growing number of Americans believe no deal will be reached and the blame is falling on the GOP.
Boehner's Gamble Moves Country Closer To CliffThe nation continued to edge toward a massive austerity crisis after Speaker of the House John Boehner failed to get enough of his caucus in the House of Representatives to agree to a tax plan to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.”
Washington Continues Fiscal Cliff Game Of ChickenWhile the Mayans may have predicted the end of the world for December 21, financial advisors, politicians, and taxpayers are focused on January 1, 2013, when the nation may plunge off the fiscal cliff into a full-fledged austerity crisis.
Poll: Majority Would Blame GOP For Fiscal Cliff FailureAs the nation moves closer and closer to the “fiscal cliff,” the public is making it known who they will blame if the nation falls off the cliff and into unprecedented austerity.
Limbaugh Continues Losing AdvertisersOver the weekend, seven advertisers decided that controversial conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh’s latest comments calling a student a “slut,” a “prostitute,” and asking her to produce a sex tape were too much and dropped their sponsorship of his show.
House Impasse Threatens Payroll Tax CutA high-stakes standoff in Congress could end up with thousands of Floridians losing money in their paycheck and hitting first-time home buyers in the area.
CBO: Health Care Repeal Explodes DeficitThe GOP rode to power in the House of Representatives on a promise to lower budget deficits and cut government waste; but their first legislative move may explode deficits, according to the Congressional Budget Office.