James Pethokoukis

A terrible day for tax hikers

June 23, 2011

Was it just a week or so ago when the GOP’s 30-year commitment to lower taxes was supposedly in shambles? That sure didn’t seem to be the case today:

Debt ceiling talk hit impasse! Markets freak! Investors panic!

June 23, 2011

First, a summary of today’s galaxy-shattering news from my beloved colleagues at REUTERS:

CBO: Obama’s new budget plan no plan at all

June 23, 2011

At a House Budget Committee hearing today, Chairman Paul Ryan and Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf had this exchange: