Candidates who ran on slashing Medicare and Social Security lost big in November. But that doesn’t stop Pete Peterson from pushing the fantasy that voters’ biggest concern is the deficit.
The “Fix the Debt” campaign is pure astroturf: corporate cash machinery masquerading as a grassroots uprising.
Dire warnings about the deficit don’t add up mathematically. But then, Fix the Debt is not really about the economy, it’s about gutting Medicare, Social Security and other social programs.
A five-decade bipartisan consensus on this key piece of civil rights legislation has collapsed—right when we need its protections more than ever before.
Rick Perlstein joins Bryce Covert and George Zornick to explore the serpentine shifts and strange bedfellows of gun control politics.
It’s tempting to let the GOP continue its slide toward irrelevance—but that would deny this country the robust political debate we need.
Refusing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, Republicans are leaving rape victims with few options.
The man renowned as an anti-tax ideologue is actually a typical K Street operator.
It’s past time for the rule to stop banks from making making risky bets with consumers’ money. But a House committee hearing devoted itself to stalling and lying about the Volcker Rule.
The formerly Grand Old Party’s cosmetic changes won’t win them the next election.