Right Turn: Budget


Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Obama loses key Dems on tax hike threat

Democrats throw him under the bus.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Voters, like Romney, want smaller government

With voters on his side, he returns to a familiar theme.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:24 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Obama’s leadership vacuum

His leadership vacuum doomed a grand bargain.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Ryan never had a partner in the Oval office

The liberal narrative crumbles

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012

French lessons in economic collapse

France goes down the drain.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Obama’s defensive narrative comes apart

His tall tales on the debt ceiling fight and Medicare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012

10 myths about conservatives

But myths dies hard, especially if you want to perpetuate them.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget | Tags:  RNClive

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Republicans take on defense sequestration

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Punch and counterpunch for the Romney-Ryan ticket

Ryan and Romney have learned to strike back

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:16 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Obamacare, Taxes

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Romney, Ryan turn up the heat

Romney and Ryan put on the gloves.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/15/2012

The left: If you disagree, you hate the poor

Its opponents aren't merely wrong, but ‘cruel.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Serious about the debt

Is there any doubt which ticket would be more likely to cut the debt?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Five liberal tropes Ryan can eviscerate

The left will be surprised to learn their talking points are false.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:10 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/27/2012

VA secretary vs. Obama and his lousy record on vets

His VFW speech is contradicted, again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/15/2012

How to move the debate on the debt

Bush, Walker and Daniels in the peanut gallery.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, Budget

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Obama’s economic trainwreck

CBO and Clinton deliver a one-two punch.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Budget

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Obama’s bubble of misinformation

He may not know what he doesn’t know.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 05/28/2012

Does the Obama administration care about national security?

The administration prepares to devastate defense.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:24 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Republicans corner the president

Republicans cast him as the do-nothing president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Romney’s ‘prairie fire’ case for dumping Obama

What’s in a Romney speech?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Budget

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Romney defends defense, Obama is AWOL

Time to defend defense

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Republican austerity or sobriety?

Liberal rhetoric doesn’t match the reality.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:35 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, House Democrats

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Paul Ryan interview (part 2)

Obamacare, immigration and the presidential election

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, House GOP

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Will we catch future bombers?

We foiled this plot, but will we be able to foil future ones?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Obama tries to fool all of the people and pleases none

He’s managed to upset the left and moderates.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:41 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Leon Panetta courts environmentalists

As Panetta goes green, his department goes to seed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Any consequences for Senate Dems?

Can Senate Democrats shirk responsibilty?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Paul Ryan: An enigma for the left

Demonizing him is hard to do

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:41 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, 2012 campaign

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Friday question

Still no Senate budget?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Friday question, Senate Democrats

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Are we subsidizing student debt too generously?

Why both parties are acting foolishly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:06 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy, Education

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Path to the White House: Ready for entitlement reform?

Are voters serious?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Scandals: What’s the lesson to learn?

Republicans shouldn’t be shy

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Sen. Rob Portman talks to Right Turn

Budgets, defense sequestration and the VP pick.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:24 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Senate Democrats punt on the budget, again

Conrad forced to recant by his leaders.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, 2012 campaign

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Income inequality flourishes under Obama

This president should reflect on his own policies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Economy, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Will Obama regret the Buffett rule stunt?

What’s the next gimmick?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 04/16/2012

The problem isn’t a GSA boondoggle

Replace the whole thing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:44 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Buffett rule nonsense isn’t even good politics

Getting nothing our of class warfare

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Obama isn’t serious about the debt

He didn’t run for president to cut the public sector.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Obama heavy on rhetoric light on fact

Obama’s speech strays from the facts

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:55 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Obama resorts to hyper-partisanship and distortion

He lacks a credible fiscal plan, so he turns to hyper-partisanship.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Obama’s problem: No results

Conservatives should call him out on his lack of results.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/30/2012

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Ryan talks to Right Turn

He talks about Romney, health care and the budget.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Obamacare

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Ryan will be next to endorse Romney

Ryan’s agenda depends on Romney’s election

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Ryan budget passes the House

The GOP has an agenda and a message.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:08 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Ryan should take VP over Budget Committee

He’s got what Romney would need.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, House GOP

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/26/2012

If Ryan’ budget is praiseworthy, is Romney’s agenda?

Ryan’s budget is essentially the same as Romney’s.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Ryan and Romney: Two voices, same agenda

Have you noticed how similar they sound?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Ryan budget highlights

What’s in his plan?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:12 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Ryan’s next chapter: The 2013 budget

The House Budget chairman reveals the GOP’s plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Romney’s tax plan: Not Obama, not Santorum, maybe doable

Attainable tax and fiscal reform, his campaign says

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:39 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Republicans lukewarm on payroll tax deal

The least-bad option.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Republicans, House GOP

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Obama’s budget’s surprise: Restore UNESCO funding!

Once again playing footsie with the P.A.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:19 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Israel

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012

What the budget tells us about Obama’s defense policy

His budget choices reveal diminishing U.S. role in the world

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012

What is Obama doing to earn his salary?

Obama whiffs; right and left excoriate his budget.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Obama plays to the left, releases irresponsible budget

He’s not even trying to govern.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:37 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Can Obama run against a do-some-things Congress?

A productive week.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Gingrich’s out-of-this-world ideas

Space colonies and a new state!

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Gingrich’ Social Security hooey

His big ideas are unworkable and don’t address insolvency.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 01/23/2012

Obama’s fiscal malpractice

A president who has never governed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:36 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Gingrich and Santorum face off on Social Security

Does substance or flair win the day?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Obama cuts defense to the bone, and then some

Rash cuts in national security will be campaign issue.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Obama’s annus horribilis

Sloth, irresponsibility and partisanship.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:03 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Economy, Budget, foreign policy, President Obama

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 12/22/2011

McConnell offers a way out of the payroll tax cut thicket

A payroll tax cut solution.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Taxes, Senate Republicans

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Make a deal on the payroll tax, and come back for more

Time to cut a deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Taxes, House GOP

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Democrats losing on the pipeline fight

Opposing jobs is a loser

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:13 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Interview with Rep. Paul Ryan

As a new plan is announced, the White House is isolated, Ryan says.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:21 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP, Obamacare

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Surtax surrender by the Democrats

If the GOP waits long enough, Obama usually blinks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:23 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Toomey tells why the supercommittee went bust

Why there was no deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 11/29/2011

House Republicans fight back on sequestration

Chairman Buck McKeon fires away

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/28/2011

GOP supports health-care reform; Democrats cling to status quo

Which party is interested in real reform?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Romney: Not so fast on that defense sequestration

The first GOP candidate to challenge Obama on sequestration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Did Kyl doom the supercommittee? Hogwash, say GOP senators

Toomey makes news on defense cuts

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Democrats factually challenged on the supercommittee tale

The facts confirm the GOP’s version of events.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Hensarling unmasks the Democrats’ supercommittee nonbargaining

The Democrats never really bargained.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011

The consequences of presidential weakness

Where is the president on deficit reduction?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Sometimes failure is good: No supercommittee deal

A bad deal would be better than no deal?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Friday question answered: Supercommittee failure

Will the supercommittee fail?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question, Budget

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Friday question: Supercommittee failure?

Any hope for the supercommittee?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:40 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Friday question

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Are both sides trying to make a supercommittee deal?

Republicans are the only ones bargaining?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:16 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Defense already gave at the office: The case against sequestration

Why sequestration of defense spending would be dangerous.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/17/2011

At $15 trillion in debt

A new landmark, a new talking point for the GOP.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Social Security follies: Sending the program to states and localities

Does it make sense to send Social Security to state and local governments?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 11/04/2011

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Paul Ryan has nothing but praise for Romney plan

House Budget Committee chairman calls it “a great development”

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Romney: Bold on spending cuts and entitlement reform

His plan on spending and entitlement reform mirrors Paul Ryan’s

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:28 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2011

The other campaign: Candidates talk about the issues

Romney talks about spending

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Free advice to the supercommittee

What the supercommittee Republicans should do.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2011

The beginning of a Romney-Ryan policy alliance?

Ryan promotes a conservative agenda; Romney could use one.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Free advice to pols: Supercommittee instructions

Is sequestration inevitable?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Time for boldness from Romney

Can he be bold?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:37 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Friday question

Are we going to get a supercommittee deal?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:27 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Friday question

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Voters entitled to more from Cain and Perry

Cain and Perry whiff on entitlement reform

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Rick Perry’s tax-and-spending plan: Less than meets the eye?

Less than meets the eye?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Economy

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/16/2011

One entitlement down, one to go: CLASS goes kaput

One of the Obama health-care reforms dies on its own

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Obamacare

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Why the defense budget needs to be preserved

Too much jeopardizes meeting what our current and future national security demands require.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:09 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security, House GOP

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Reid changes the rules

Democrats can’t take the heat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy, Senate Democrats

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Pentagon cuts: Dangerous for national security, bad for the economy

No way to balance the books.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 09/27/2011

GOP candidates listen up: Here’s what a leader sounds like

Paul Ryan’s recipe for national repair

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:53 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Obamacare

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Harry Reid played with disaster victims’ lives

The Senate leader’s shameful gambit

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Democrats

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Media-fanned shutdown mania terminated

The drama was mainly in the press.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:37 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Senate Democrats, Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Daniels warns America: Save our republic

The Indiana governor has plans to save us from fiscal collapse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Deja vu all over again: Will the government shut down?

More hype about a government shut down

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:45 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Obama’s results: Less economic freedom and more poverty

America is losing its competitive edge.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Republicans to President Obama: No, really what is your plan?

Been there, rejected that

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:11 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Obama’s reverse course on the debt

Now he’s doubling down with the left.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:18 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 09/13/2011

What GOP governors think about Social Security

Do they want responsibility for retirement benefits?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:38 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Governors

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Free advice to Congress: How to answer the jobs plan?

What House GOP should do with the jobs plan

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:54 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Economy, Budget

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011

A win-win: Tax repatriation

Getting more revenue, with conservatives’ approval.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Taxes

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Some optimistic signs on the debt committee

Some hopeful signs

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:19 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/30/2011

What to do with D.C.?

Polling shows approval for D.C. at an all-time low.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Conservative movement

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Bernanke blames the politicians

The Fed chairman suggests stimulus days are over.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:39 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Obama’s dismal economy

The deficit may narrow, but the economy is in a ditch.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Budget

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Free advice to Republican candidates on entitlements

Don’t duck the big issues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Pelosi’s picks for the debt committee

No surprises, no dealmakers

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:43 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House Democrats

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Supercommittee politics

GOP House and Senate representatives named

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:04 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Debt super-committee appointees: Are we heading for gridlock?

Reid’s picks show a deal may be hard to come by.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Democrats

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Obama’s horrifyingly bad speech

More tax hikes! Unemployment benefits!

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:28 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Economy, President Obama

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/08/2011

Friday question answered

Did the Tea Party win or lose in the debt-ceiling fight?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Budget, Friday question

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Friday question

Did the Tea Party win the debt-ceiling fight?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Budget, Friday question

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Free advice on picking the debt-ceiling committee

McConnell has some excellent choices.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Obama loses Jon Stewart

The president’s weakness rankles the left.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Tuesday feature: Which GOP senators would you pick?

Whom should Mitch McConnell put on the super-committee?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:00 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Empty words from the White House on the super-committee and taxes

The White House gets it wrong on the super-committee.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:50 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Obama White House

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Debt-ceiling vote in Senate not even close

Debt-ceiling increase passes, 74-26.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Behind the scenes of the debt-ceiling deal

What Obama said and what McConnell is doing

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 08/01/2011

Debt-ceiling bill passes the House

An imperfect bill goes to the Senate

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 08/01/2011

Obama vs. Boehner

A tale of two speeches.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:22 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 08/01/2011

The Black Caucus snubs Obama, complicates the deal

The group’s whip undermines the Democratic leadership’s promise.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:26 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House Democrats

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Conservatives’ best argument for the deal

Setting a direction.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:56 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Romney’s weak stand on the debt debate and deal

He was a virtual no-show on the debt debate and deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:26 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Republicans’ sobriety on taxes and defense

Republicans shouldn’t panic.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes, National Security

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 07/31/2011

Mini-revolt on defense cuts

Conservatives object to playing Russian roulette with national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:04 PM ET, 07/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/31/2011

The ‘Tea Party’ and the debt ceiling

Tea Partyers divide on debt ceiling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Conservative movement

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 07/31/2011

Inside the debt-ceiling negotiations

The shape of the deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 07/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 07/30/2011

A deal comes together

The outlines of a $2.8 trillion debt limit agreement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 PM ET, 07/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 07/30/2011

Defending defense in the debt-ceiling talks

Republicans come to their senses on defense spending.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:15 PM ET, 07/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 07/30/2011

Senate kills Boehner bill; House kills Reid bill

Boehner and Reid bills are dead.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:00 PM ET, 07/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Finally, House passes a debt-ceiling bill

The modified Boehner bill passes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:01 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 07/29/2011

DeMint has boosted the Democrats in debt debate

House leadership believes he’s wrecked the GOP’s victory.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:27 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Budget

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 07/29/2011

How is the revised Boehner bill going to fly in the Senate?

Is there a strategy at work here?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:12 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 11:02 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Why no vote tonight

The speaker doesn’t yet have the votes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 07/28/2011

House Republicans delay vote on the debt ceiling

Boehner will score a huge win if the debt-ceiling bill passes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:42 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Presidential candidates don’t sound so presidential

Are we supposed to hope they’d be more serious in office?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Why Boehner’s debt plan is a good start

It will help future spending cutters.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:02 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 07/27/2011

New Boehner plan has more cuts

It gives cover to wavering House members.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:18 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 07/27/2011

EXCLUSIVE: Vote tomorrow in the House

Boehner moves toward passage of debt ceiling plan

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:28 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Ten things that happen if the Boehner bill gets through

The House speaker closes in on a victory

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:02 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/27/2011

CBO weighs in on Reid’s bill; Boehner has momentum

Boehner has the momentum

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 07/27/2011

The end game

The most telling vote of them all.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:50 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Boehner gets the chance to strengthen his debt bill

The speaker of the House gets the chance to strengthen his bill.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Budget chaos

Sen. Jeff Sessions was right.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Obama White House, Senate Democrats

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Harry Reid’s defense cuts: A ‘disastrous impact’

Rep. Buck McKeon warns of ‘disastrous impact’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Obama threatens, stamps foot; House ignores him

The White House loses its grip.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/26/2011

How the Boehner bill works

The commission isn’t a blank check, as some claim.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Perspective on the debt

Mismatched alternatives

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:52 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Poor Harry Reid

He gets no respect.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Democrats, President Obama

Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Two speeches, two visions

Obama struggles to grab the spotlight back.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:42 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, President Obama

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Obama speechifying, Congress working

Th president grasps for relevance

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:38 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Boehner’s solution to the debt-ceiling standoff

Boehner’s plan is the only one out there — again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011

White House stokes debt-ceiling crisis

Obama stokes a crisis.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 07/24/2011

EXCLUSIVE: What Boehner said to the caucus

The speaker talks to the House GOP caucus.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:10 PM ET, 07/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/24/2011

The Boehner debt plan

White House remains on the sidelines.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 07/22/2011

How the White House killed the deal

Obama added taxes and took back entitlement cuts.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:07 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 07/22/2011

How the debt deal would work

How we avoid default

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:35 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Chuck Schumer: Promoter of dysfunction

He’s done more to disrupt progress than any person in D.C.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Democrats

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Debt debate: End of the beginning

After a Senate vote Friday we’ll get down to business

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:43 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP, Senate Democrats

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Republicans increasingly sour on the Gang of Six

Those who jumped to embrace it are getting blasted.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Senate Republicans, Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Concerned women blast big spenders

Mocking Washington spenders

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Gang of Six reaction

Do Republicans even know what is in the deal?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:15 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP, Senate GOP

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/20/2011

House passes cut, cap and balance — and a deal is in sight

And a debt deal is in sight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Polls: A mixed picture on debt

The public wants government spending curtailed

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:47 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Taxes

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Senate Republicans do their own debt-plan thing

Will they complicate deal-making?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/19/2011

What do congressional Democrats have to show for themselves?

They haven’t offered a debt ceiling alternative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House Democrats, Senate Democrats

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Disregard what pols are saying about the debt debate

Everyone is staking out ground

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Paul Ryan explains the Republicans’ position

Paul Ryan gives the rationale for the GOP’s debt stance

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Contempt on the left

Many liberals assume Republicans are acting in bad faith.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Media

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Obama isn’t going to be the dealmaker

Obama is not going to broker a deal

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:46 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 07/14/2011

The backup to the backup

The “small” deal the House would send to the Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:42 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011

The myth of Obama’s great temperament

Obama’s penchant for fictionalization and peevishness

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/14/2011

A position, a plan and a walk

If there is no agreement on the debt, what then?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Does Obama want a debt deal?

He’s not acting like it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:50 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/13/2011

How are those debt talks going?

Not so well, unless you favor default.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/13/2011

McConnell’s backup plan

Pressure on Obama builds to come up real cuts.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, House GOP, Senate Republicans

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/12/2011

McConnell’s debt disapproval plan

How would the debt disapproval plan work?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 07/12/2011

EXCLUSIVE: McConnell to Obama: Eat your own darn peas

The Senate minority leader delivers a barn-burner.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:40 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 07/12/2011

The media’s made-up story lines on the debt

Making up differences among the right where none exist, again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:48 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Media

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Once again, Paul Ryan takes on Obama

The budget chair explains what ‘balance’ is.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Busting the Democrats’ Mediscare scam

The president’s comments poke more holes in the Democrats’ Mediscare scam.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 07/11/2011

House Republicans holding firm on defense

House Republicans are holding firm, for now

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:48 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Let them eat peas

Obama wants a tax hike more than a deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Obama press conference: Not going to tell you anything useful

Negotiating in private is becoming unseemly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/10/2011

The Rose Garden collapse

The administration is intellectually bankrupt.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 07/07/2011

A long way from a budget deal

There is no deal in sight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:12 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Sen. Ron Johnson: Secret debt-ceiling process is ‘disgusting’

Sen. Ron Johnson is steamed about secret talks

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Senate Republicans

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Debt-ceiling tussle

Will Obama’s allies submarine a plan to cut Social Security?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 06/22/2011

CBO: Time to wake up!

The debt crisis is coming while the administration snoozes

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Christie’s breakthrough deal

Chris Christie gets a deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:08 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Governors

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/17/2011

The optimistic debt scenario

Republicans fight for major cuts and hold the line on taxes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Taxes

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Paul Ryan’s town hall

The Wisconsin congressman leads on the economy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Is a Medicare deal possible?

Lieberman and Pawlenty are on to something.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:52 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Obamacare