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  • Sen. Marco Rubio visits CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’

     
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will visit "Fox News Sunday" at 9 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Reps. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. The panel will be Juan Williams, Bill Kristol, Liz Cheney and John Podesta....
  • Sainted Republican was apostate on debt ceiling issue!

     
    Congress consistently brings the government to the edge of default before facing its responsibility. This brinkmanship threatens the holders of government bonds and those who rely on Social Security and veterans benefits. Interest rates would skyrocket....
  • Government: About that proposed tax increase....

     
    There's a big difference in the $1 trillion in new taxes President Obama proposed for deficit reduction and the Gang of Six's $1 trillion -- and it's going to make the latter's plan that much tougher to sell, particularly in the House....
  • Guest list: David McCullough talks to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria; Michael Bloomberg on ABC’s ‘This Week’

     
    "This Week" starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be a guest with the gay couple he will marry on Sunday: Jonathan Mintz and John Feinblatt. The other guests will be former Sens. Trent Lott, R-Miss. and Tom Daschle, D-...
  • Weekly remarks: Obama says all must sacrifice; GOP's Jeb Hensarling asks, Where are the jobs?

     
    Republican Hensarling says federal government must get out of the way of new jobs; Obama says wealthy must pay more taxes....
  • Sunday shows: Geithner, Pawlenty, Warner, Daley

     
    Also, Tim Pawlenty, Tom Coburn, Jon Kyl, Mark Warner, Dick Durbin, Mike Bloomberg, Dianne Feinstein, Saxby Chambliss, Trent Lott and Dave Camp....
  • Rhubarb patch: Spending and taxes -- where do we go from here?

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to discuss how to reform the Federal......
  • Webliography: Budget cutting and tax reform proposals

     
    Source documents on competing proposals to get the federal budget back in shape: Choosing the Nation’s Fiscal Future-- (Jan, 2010) "This report represents the outcome of a joint and shared effort between our two organizations: the National Academy...
  • Rails to Trails funding may become embattled

     
    The following is a letter I received from Kevin Mills, V.P. of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy which is headquartered in Washington, D.C. If what Mills claims is true, it could mean many problems for the wealth of trails we have, not only in the Lehigh...
  • Supreme Court may end fight over healthcare reform law. Or not.

     
    Even before the Affordable Care Act became law, the main legal question wasn't whether the Supreme Court would review it, but when. On Wednesday, the Obama administration suggested an answer: late this year or early in 2012, in time to play a prominent...
  • Congress Will Raise Debt Limit: Geithner

    Congress Will Raise Debt Limit: Geithner
    Congressional Republicans have assured President Barack Obama that they would not hold the economy hostage over raising the debt ceiling, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Sunday. But Republicans appearing on television news shows insisted they...
  • $4.2 billion aid, health care package for 9/11 victims, responders called 'Christmas miracle'

    $4.2 billion aid, health care package for 9/11 victims, responders called 'Christmas miracle'
    It was called a "Christmas miracle," but a last-minute compromise by Congress will provide a smaller aid package than originally envisioned to help victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center and the responders sickened as they worked in...