Congressional Budget Office

Obamacare Cost 'Billions' Less Than Originally Projected'
On at least one front, the Affordable Care Act is beating expectations: its cost. Read more...
Cavuto And Huckabee Lie And Claim Sequestration Cuts Didn't Hurt Job Growth
Not content to only pollute the airways on the weekends with his own show, HuckaJesus showed up during Cavuto's hour on Fox to help him downplay and outright lie about the damage that sequestration has had on job growth. Read more...
Sanders Slams Walmart Family For 'Obscene' Taxpayer Subsidies
Sen. Bernie Sanders was given a chance to respond to the interview he did on CNN earlier in the week, and he did a really great job once again with getting to the heart of what's wrong with the arguments by these cheap labor advocates, who want to defend the poverty wages being paid to those making minimum wage right now. Read more...
Jobs Fix Economy, Cuts Cut Economy
The President is pushing a jobs agenda to grow the economy "from the middle out." Insider DC is mocking him because the ideas -- infrastructure, American manufacturing, fund our schools -- are not "new." Here is what else isn't new: budget cuts take money out of the economy, costing millions of jobs and harming our country's future competitiveness. Read more...
Rich Lowry and his buddy at the National Review, Bill Kristol were already pushing for Republicans to obstruct any immigration reform in a recent op-ed. Lowry upped the ante with a host of lies on this week's Meet the Press. Read more...

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Conservative columnist David Brooks on Sunday explained to Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) why he and other House Republicans were making a mistake by opposing comprehensive immigration reform over a path to citizenship. Read more...
Demonstrators today are using their bodies to send a message to Eric Holder that it is time to stop shielding the big Wall Street banks from prosecution. Hundreds of homeowners who have been playing by the rules while the big banks have cheated them are risking arrest at the Department of Justice to make an unmistakable statement: it is about time for the government to side with poor and middle class folks who the bankers have screwed rather than those banks who have been cheating them. Read more...
I don't expect we'll see any Republicans willing to support his legislation, but good for Sen. Sanders for doing this: Senator Introduces Bill To End Huge Corporate Tax Giveaway: Corporations offshoring profits costs both the federal government Read more...
Ezra Klein took a shot at John Boehner and the Republicans for pretending that they can still repeal Obamacare through the congressional oversight process. As ridiculous as that assertion is, that doesn't mean they're not going to do their best to Read more...
Ezra Klein, filling in for MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell this Tuesday evening, ended this segment responding to Goldman Sachs CEO, Lloyd Blankfein's assertion that the Social Security retirement age should be raised with a question that we all already know the answer to: Read more...