A new book gives insight into Amash's breakup with the Republican Party, which was well underway before Amash said Trump should face impeachment proceedings.
The federal budget situation used to be an emergency. What happened?
A new audit reveals how poor oversight and structural problems allowed one Oakland cop to earn $2.5 million in overtime pay in five years.
House Freedom Caucus Too Busy Scolding Justin Amash To Care About Today's Bipartisan Budget Apocalypse
What's the point of a "limited government" bloc that doesn't limit government?
Making infrastructure funds fun again!
Trump's budget projects 10 straight years of 3 percent growth. If this forecast fails to materialize, it will make the budget deficits worse than projected.
Once you get past the rosy economic expectations, it's clear that Trump's budget is not a serious effort at fiscal restraint.
The FIRST STEP Act called for $75 million for reentry programs. It's not listed in the White House's summary.
And the real outcome is likely to be worse, since the budget relies on overly rosy assumptions about future economic growth.
White House Budget Calls for Domestic Spending Cuts, Military Spending Hikes, $8 Billion for Border Wall, Extension of Tax Cuts
The budget will take 15 years to balance and envisions trillion-dollar deficits through 2022, even with rosy economic assumptions.
White House's New Budget Gimmick: Include Immigration Enforcement Spending in the Uncapped Budget for Foreign Wars
Incredibly, the White House is trying to pitch this chicanery as an exercise in fiscal responsibility. Congress shouldn't buy it.
The FIRST STEP Act was supposed to get $75 million to fund reentry programs and job training. That's missing from the budget bill being voted on Thursday.
Unless we make some big changes, things won't get much better.
In the long term, deficit-financed tax cuts would be a drag on the economy.
Congress Just Passed a $150 Billion Spending Package Without Any Consideration for Looming Trillion-Dollar Deficit
Just days after the latest CBO projections showed the deficit getting worse, Congress signs off on another bi-partisan spending increase.
The federal government has run up a deficit of $684 billion this year. The CBO predicts that number will exceed $1 trillion in 2019.
The Senate Just Gave the Pentagon an $82 Billion Boost. That's More Money Than Russia's Entire Military Budget.
Democrats will oppose anything Trump wants, unless it's more money for the Pentagon.
The really scary thing is that even the CBO's more accurate assessment is also based on unlikely assumptions.
Even the suggestion that defense spending could be cut is enough to scare most Republicans away from a facing fiscal reality.
Do Republicans have the guts to impose strict spending caps?
As Paul Ryan exits, a new CBO report confirms the extent of the GOP's damage to the nation's budget.
The Congressional Budget Office is about to release a report. Spoiler alert: It won't be pretty.
Thanks to Congress and President Trump, budget deficits will only mushroom.
Congress kneecapped minor league ballplayers' lawsuit with last week's omnibus bill. Even if that was the right thing to do, the way it was done is wrong.
The spending bill is a product of a broken, secretive, centralized legislative process.
Four out of five voters agree that Washington has a spending problem, but a new omnibus spending bill will add yet more to the national debt.
The era of big government is far from over.
"The real problem is that we spend way more money than we take in. We have to address that."
"What you are seeing is recklessness being passed off as bipartisanship," said Paul on the Senate floor.
Both parties agree on more spending and bigger deficits.
Because nothing in Washington is more terrifying than the prospect of a minuscule spending reduction
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The feds can't pass a budget or do much very well, yet a record level of Americans want it more involved in our lives. That's not as crazy as it seems.
The governor often talks about fiscal frugality, responsibility and reform, but there isn't much follow-up action.
Everything you need to know about the Trump/GOP/Schumer/Pelosi/Democratic government shutdown of 2018 in a single tweet.