CBO Analysis of Reid Plan Shows It’s Even More Similar to Boehner’s

By: Wednesday July 27, 2011 7:41 am

We now have a CBO report on Harry Reid’s plan, and what once again sticks out is the extreme similarities with John Boehner’s. Remember that the Boehner plan had discretionary spending caps, a “Super Congress” committee to recommend deficit reduction, spending on program integrity for several programs, increases in Pell grants offset by student loan changes, and other budget process changes


GOP Runs Away from Medicare Phase-Out; Debt Limit Deal Focused on Triggers

By: Thursday May 5, 2011 9:35 am

If Cantor thinks that Democrats and their allies will suddenly forgive and forget about Republicans and their vote to, yes, end Medicare, he’d better not watch TV in October 2012.

Ethanol Subsidies Squeezed into Tax Cut Bill

By: Wednesday December 8, 2010 8:40 am

I think this could lead to the belief that the bill has become a Christmas tree. Harry Reid’s push to legalize online poker in the bill adds to that as well. And nothing will take down this bill faster than cries of “pork” and “the cornhusker kickback” (in this case, actually having to do with corn).

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