We can survive if we spend 1.7 percent less than what the spendthrift Democrats’ dream budget calls for.
Democrats may have gotten what they wanted, but Speaker Boehner's move gave Republicans what they needed.
The president's news conference was at least partially driven by the reality that the House is voting on Rep. Fred Upton's "Keep Your Health Plan Act" tomorrow. But the president's proposed "fix" doesn't change anything.
For the first time in a few months, the action taking place in both houses of Congress really matters.