Eight Democrats Who Disagree With Obama On Raising Taxes On Those Making More Than $250,000
President Obama called for extending the Bush tax cuts today only for middle class Americans, defined as those making under $250,000. But several prominent Democrats have voiced disagreement with the President's long held postion in the past.
Default Averted, Everyone Still Pissed
President Obama signed the bill to raise the debt ceiling today, avoiding a potentially catastrophic blow to the United States economy. In the process, however, he had to sign off on a $2 trillion deficit reduction plan his own party thinks is too drastic and Republicans think isn't drastic enough. Politics is the great art of disappointment.