The Great Debate

Obama’s mandate: tax increase on rich

By Drew Lieberman and Andrew Baumann
November 16, 2012

Republican leaders such as Grover Norquist and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) continue to strike a hard line on taxes and revenues, “warning” President Barack Obama that the GOP will not negotiate or compromise when it comes to tax policy and deficit reduction.

Can one-party rule fix California?

By Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and Douglas Jeffe
November 6, 2012

California is on the verge of becoming a one-party state — but policy gridlock isn’t going anywhere soon.

Obama’s disappearing stimulus

May 29, 2009

bills– Christopher Swann is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –