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In her memo, Murray warns that while the nation's budget situation has recently improved, "climate change will darken the
While we absolutely need to continue to tackle our long-term budget deficit and debt challenges fairly and responsibly, we now have some breathing room to also focus on the other deficits facing our country.
Michael McAuliff covers Congress and politics for The Huffington Post. Talk to him on Facebook. "I tell my brothers all the
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) offered Furth a chance to respond verbally to the committee, but he declined, saying the "tenor
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse hammered "meretricious" claims about austerity programs by Heritage Foundation economist Salim Furth at a Senate Budget Committee hearing.
The budget that Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray released yesterday stands in sharp contrast to the one that her House counterpart, Paul Ryan, released on Tuesday. Hers is more appropriate to meet the nation's economic and fiscal challenges.
The budget process and conversation is too often limited to bureaucrats and politicians. The truth is that the federal budget belongs to the American people. That's why I am proud to announce the launch of MyBudget, a new online platform for members of the public to engage with the Senate Budget Committee.
But on Wednesday, he said in a statement to The Huffington Post that he was glad to hear about her appointment. "I'm pleased
Aaron Ryder, a schoolboy from Raleigh, North Carolina, today solved America's debt crisis by applying long division best practices to the country's budget.
I never thought I'd have the opportunity to thank Senator Kent Conrad, whose finest hour before retirement could be to help rally his party to fight Paul Ryan.
Anyone who has examined the U.S. Treasury and the central bank (the Federal Reserve) records knows the national debt clocks on the internet and in New York City generally display one misleading number.
The jobless rate will gradually fall to 9.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011, 8.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012
Sales rose 0.6 percent last month to $381 billion, lifting sales for the year by the largest amount in more than a decade
Eight Democrats and one Republican joined Sanders, but the measure failed by a 12-10 vote. Four Democrats opposed the amendment
The Economist recently wrote about the deficit commission, and reported the success of a similar commission that was used
Sen. Judd Gregg has hundreds of procedural objections ready for a healthcare plan Democrats leaders want to speed through
Most of the commentary on Chuck Grassley's truculence and back-pedaling has focused on his potential primary challenge and
The following five developments made clear that America is not prepared for what it must do in regard to health care reform.
Earlier today, Sen. Kent Conrad, the North Dakota Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee, introduced a "potential