Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown comes out for a proposal to boost Social Security benefits, rather than cut them.
We are talking about how much austerity to continue to impose, when we should actually be talking about whether to impose more austerity.
The AFL-CIO is saying No to any "grand bargain" that guts the safety net.
Deficits and health care spending are falling. But that hasn't slowed the drive to gut entitlements.
The deficit is already falling, yet Republicans continue to insist on still more cuts -- to entitlements, their real target all along.
With the White House and Dem leaders edging towards supporting Chained CPI as part of a "grand bargain," liberals offer a pointed response: No.