Republicans built a trap for themselves, having for years passed bills with highly unpopular cuts and little public notice. Now Republicans will take the blame if we go over the fiscal cliff.
The “cliff” was created a year or so ago when Congress and the White House couldn’t agree on a way to cut the federal deficit.
Here’s a recap of the Tuesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News.
Their homes are all over the local landscape — single family residences and town homes built by the two largest home developers in the region — Ryan Homes, a division of Virginia-based NVR Inc., and Heartland Homes, a growing locally based home developer.
Busy Monday and unable to catch that interview you were waiting to hear on the KDKA Afternoon News? Well, here’s a recap of the show.
With all this talk in Washington about making the wealthy pay more in taxes, or not raising taxes on the middle class, it’s easy to think this fiscal cliff is only about taxes. But it’s also about automatic spending cuts of $55 billion this coming year in non-defense programs.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Kevin McQuillan of Pittsburgh-based The McQuillan Group, about how the fiscal cliff will affect you personally.
In case you were too busy to catch that special segment of Friday’s KDKA Afternoon News you were waiting to hear, here’s a recap.
With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Congressman Tim Murphy and Congressman Mike Kelly to talk about the fiscal cliff.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.