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Carney Falsely Claims That The President’s 2012 Budget Addresses “Drivers Of Our Long-Term Debt”

At today’s briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney claimed that President Obama’s FY2012 budget begins to address some of the “drivers of our long-term debt.”

White House Press…

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Blue Dog Blames The Democrats For The Current Budget Mess

This afternoon, Blue Dog Rep. Jason Altmire gave an honest assessment about which party is at fault for the current spending dispute in Congress. Rep. Altmire claimed that Democrats “should have…

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More Democrats Rooting For A Politically-Motivated Government Shutdown

Less than a day after Sen. Chuck Schumer and former DNC Chairman Howard Dean called on Democrats to put party politics ahead of any effort to avoid a government shutdown, more Democrats privately…

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New Polling Confirms Dim View Of Democrats’ Strategy On Deficits And Debt

Two recent polls out confirm that independent voters strongly favor the spending approach taken by House Republicans over President Obama’s approach to the deficit.

In A New CNN/Opinion Research…

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Democrats Fail To Offer Serious Spending Solutions, Choosing To Protect Their “Activist Government” Priorities

It has been 37 days since House Republicans passed a serious long-term spending plan that will cut spending and help grow our economy. Instead of joining the House in those efforts, Senate Democrats…