Senators grilled Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on her proposed budget cuts to the Special Olympics and special education grants.
Can you imagine the sadness and frustration you'd feel if you worked at The Post right about now? It's bad enough to watch
Joe Landolina invented Vetigel, a medicine that quickly stops bleeding.
In the House and Senate budget proposals for fiscal year 2016, passed with only Republican votes at the end of March, there are big winners and big losers. The big winners are defense spending and contractors and very wealthy people and powerful special interests. The big losers are children, our poorest group in America, and struggling low- and middle-income families.
Wife Of GOP Rep. Defends Massive Food Stamp Cut
These are some new details that have emerged this week of how the National Parks Service would implement a 5.1 percent across
Obama's budget does not hammer the poor. The GOP's counter to it would. Obama's proposals as they now stand are the only ones that keep the poor from barreling over the fiscal cliff.
To avoid possible disclosure, Jindal's top advisors used personal email accounts while devising a communications strategy regarding hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid cuts.
Ever wonder why a senior citizen would support Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan after they've promised to end Medicare as we know it and replace it with a voucher system?
"Nothing is more important in the face of a war than cutting taxes." -- Republican Majority Leader Tom Delay, 2003 Cuts Taxes
Republicans are holding government hostage, trying to force through cuts to the things We, the People -- "the 99%" -- do for each other and our economy, while giving handouts to the 1%. Once again they are threatening to shut down the whole government if they don't get their way.
If information is power, then public libraries are the essence of democracy and freedom. Yet they are under threat from a litany of cuts.
Cuts - A Traditional Sculpture
I believe deeply that our unjust neglect of and failure to invest fully in all of our children is the economic and spiritual Achilles heel that will topple America's leadership in the world in the twenty-first century. I want to yell, "It's the children, stupid!"
I'd like a fresh-squeezed stone, please. On the rocks. With a twist. An ironic twist. (click on the cartoon if you need a
Back in 1995 and 1996, a government shutdown actually happened -- twice. The debt ceiling was not raised, but the country did not default. President Clinton actively used his veto pen, as the Republicans sent him bills that they knew he would not sign.
As President of the United States of America, I have put the economic needs of our entire nation ahead of the political agenda of my party. At times of great urgency, that is what great leaders do.
Over the past two months, both Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have introduced pieces of legislation
The FRC's new political action committee, the Faith, Family, Freedom Fund, is airing ads on 34 Wisconsin radio stations in