PostPartisan: fiscal cliff


Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 12/12/2013

House passes budget: ‘Are you kidding me?!’

This should be the slogan for John Boehner’s speakership.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:28 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, debt ceiling, fiscal cliff, John Boehner, Obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 01/02/2013

5 truths about the 'fiscal cliff' deal

Why the deal isn't good for either liberals or conservatives, plus the one thing that will determine its legacy.

By James Downie  |  02:27 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, debt, fiscal cliff, John Boehner, medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, taxes

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 01/02/2013

House GOP dilemma: Politics versus governing

The split in the Republican leadership is fascinating.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:11 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, fiscal cliff, John Boehner, Republicans

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 12/31/2012

PostScript: Perfect ending along cliff's edge with Plum Line

Readers await fiscal cliff news in Sargent's Plum Line

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  05:14 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, greg sargent, obama, plum line, PostScript

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 12/28/2012

Obama's platinum pate

The salt-and-pepperfication of the chief executive happens slowly over time before our very eyes.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:19 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, fiscal cliff

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Debt-ceiling deja vu

As we hurtle toward another dance with the debt ceiling, it is imperative that we keep two things in mind.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:41 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, fiscal cliff, Tim Geithner

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 12/24/2012

PostScript: E.J. Dionne and a governing cliff

Readers respond festively to E.J. Dionne's column on Congress' stalemate

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:46 PM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, fiscal cliff, PostScript, Republicans

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Gun-buyback stimulus gains ground

Reps. Gerry Connolly and Ted Deutch want to attach a $200 million gun-buyback program to any "fiscal cliff" deal.

By Matt Miller  |  06:38 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, fiscal cliff, Gun buyback, Guns

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Grover Norquist stands corrected' again

Counter to what he said on MSNBC today, nothing was 'corrected' about his startling admission in July 2011 that letting the Bush tax cuts expire would not violate his no-tax-increase pledge.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:55 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, fiscal cliff, Grover Norquist, Republicans, taxes

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 12/04/2012

PostScript: Thiessen and Obama's risky dive

Readers respond to his column about political fallout, should Congress and the White House fail to reach a fiscal deal.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:31 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, fiscal cliff, PostScript

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 12/04/2012

GOP: Revenues, but not yet

There is no reason to take House Republicans seriously on their pledge to raise revenue.

By E.J. Dionne  |  08:57 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, fiscal cliff, John Boehner, tax reform, taxes

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Republicans' bizarre fiscal cliff rhetoric

Why are they demanding what the Democratic position should be on Medicare?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, fiscal cliff, health care, Medicare, Paul Ryan, Republicans, taxes