It was bound to
happen. With Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan stubbornly—and
incorrectly—insisting government has to reduce spending for absolutely
everything, eventually his vicious cuts were going to become too much even for
Advocates for an Affordable Care Act-expanded Medicaid program in Wisconsin have been calling on Gov. Scott Walker to listen to reason and accept roughly $4 billion in federal funds to offer BadgerCare programs to more low-income Wisconsinites. Their latest attempt to provide Republicans with a reality check is to shoot down the GOP's allegation that the funding under the ACA is somehow not reli...
Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, recently spoke with The National Memo about the sequester's automatic budget cuts, the
danger of cuts to Social Security, the Keystone XL pipeline, immigration
A prolonged confrontation over the nation's debt ceiling—unlike the "fiscal cliff," which provoked many scary headlines—could truly be grave for both America and the world. While press coverage often mentions the