Many progressives think Social Security cuts on the table is a dangerous move.
When budget hawks squawk about cuts, it tells you they're not serious about deficit reduction.
Maybe, but there could be a bigger fight next time.
It's all about 2016, whoever gets hurt on the way there -- most certainly including his fellow Republicans
Real people around the country are beginning to tune into the possibility that these spending cuts could do real damage to their communities and to the country's economic recovery.
Could the cuts in the sequester be enough to get voters outraged? If so, it's hard to see how "we need more cuts than this" is a winning hand.
The truth is it's extremely hard to evaluate these things even when everything is done and public
It’s hard to figure out what the president was aiming for in the brief press conference he gave this afternoon.
Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.