If you had to list the top 10 most powerful people in politics in America, whom would you put on your list? President Obama? Certainly. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? Absolutely, at least until she retires. House Speaker John Boehner? Maybe, maybe not. What about Grover Norquist? If you just found yourself asking, “who is
In the weeks since the presidential debate, the race for the White House has become much closer. One could say this was inevitable as the race drew nearer, and that it’s not as close as many news outlets are making it out to be; after all, close races make for better television. However, I think
Today at the New Republic, Jonathan Cohn analyzes the latest iteration of Rep. Paul Ryan’s federal budget overhaul (which our very own Jon Green parsed yesterday). Under the humble title of “The Stunning Immorality of Paul Ryan’s Budget,” Cohn argues that Ryan’s plan would “take health insurance away from tens of millions of people, while effectively
House Republicans unveiled their new budget proposal today, advocating sharp cuts in both tax rates and domestic spending levels to eliminate our nation’s deficit by 2040.