The Deficit and National Debt
‘Yes we can,’ Obama once said, but now America asks, ‘Can he?’
Advocates say excessive deficits stall job growth, but critics argue against cutting expenditures now.
Murray secured a fourth term by defeating GOPer Dino Rossi after a three-day vote count.
The congressman expected to be the next majority leader outlined how he will run the House next year.
Mitch McConnell and President Obama seemed to draw different lessons from the midterms.
Voters were screaming "jobs, jobs, jobs" and Dems responded by saying "healthcare, healthcare.”
Democrat Patty Murray and GOPer Dino Rossi head into a third day of vote tallies with no clear winner.
What do the president and the Republicans have to talk about?
Paul Ryan will head the House Committee on the Budget.
A top House Republican steps down from GOP leadership, fueling speculation of a 2012 presidential bid.