Balanced Budget Amendment News
Republican John Kasich leads charge for balanced budget vote
Republican John Kasich is not giving up on his goal of a federal balanced budget amendment, a tool the Ohio governor says is ever more important as the U.S. national debt ticks toward $20 trillion
The Note: Trump vs. the C.I.A.
NOTABLES --TRUMP TEAM PUSHES BACK ON REPORTS RUSSIAN HACKERS SOUGHT TO SWAY ELECTION: President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team pushed back over the weekend against reporting that the CIA has evidence showing the Russian government interfered with the 2016 presidential election in an attempt
Rand Paul Gives Glimpse of Trouble Trump May Face With His Party Over Government Spending
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul gave an indication today of the trouble that President-elect Trump may face from his own party in trying to fulfill campaign promises that cost money. The former GOP presidential candidate said on ABC News' "This Week" that he "won't vote for a budget that never balances"
Sen. Rand Paul: I'm an 'Automatic No' on John Bolton
The Kentucky senator and former Republican presidential candidate is interviewed on "This Week."
How a 15-Year-Old Iowa Farm Boy Is Pranking the Presidential Race
It all started as a joke by a 15-year-old kid on a small-town Iowa farm. But before long, the independent presidential contender was thrust into national headlines. His name: “Deez Nuts.” Sophomore student Brady Olson, who lives on a corn, soybean and beef cattle farm in Wallingford, Iowa, filed a
Obama Says GOP Lawsuit Will Cost Tax Dollars
In his weekly radio/YouTube address, President Obama derided House Republicans’ planned lawsuit against him, warning that GOP lawmakers will spend taxpayer dollars on a frivolous legal challenge. “It’s a political stunt that’s going to waste months of America’s time. And by the way, they’re ...
Georgia's Chaotic GOP Senate Primary Gives Way to Runoff
In Georgia’s competitive Senate race, Republicans know just one of two candidates headed for a runoff. Even before the second runoff candidate was known, however, the results Tuesday night seemed to be a blow to the Tea Party, though not necessarily to conservatives. As expected,...
Bobby Jindal Won't 'Second Guess' GOP Obamacare Strategy
Now that a government shutdown has become a reality, Republican Governors Association Chairman Bobby Jindal, who once wholeheartedly endorsed the Republican tactic to tie government funding to a proposal to defund President Obama’s health care law, is now striking a different tone. Jindal won’t ...
Full Transcript: Former President Bill Clinton Speaks to George Stephanopoulos on 'This Week'
Below is the full interview transcript of George Stephanopoulos’ interview with former President Clinton for “This Week,” conducted on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Mr. President, thank you for doing this. BILL CLINTON: Thank you, George. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: So you’re rounding
Alison Lundergan Grimes Launches Senate Bid, Urges Crowd to Join 'Team Switch' Over Team Mitch
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes officially launched her Senate campaign today against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., playing off his campaign’s nickname of Team Mitch and urging the crowd to join “Team Switch.” “There is a disease of dysfunction in Washington, ...