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Michael Barone

Opinion: What the Democratic Trifecta Hath Wrought – Michael Barone

America has just exited a biennium of Democratic trifecta — control by the nation’s and the world’s oldest political party of the White House and majorities in the Senate and House of Representatives. It is only the third such biennium in the last 40 years, since 1993-95 and 2009-11, the first two years of the

Opinion

Opinion: Three Charts That Tell America’s Troubling Fiscal Tale – Inside Sources

Last year was nothing less than eventful in Washington. In 2022, policymakers enacted several significant policy changes in areas from green energy subsidies and prescription drug savings to new veterans benefits and funding the government for fiscal years 2022 and 2023, among other priorities. Meanwhile, inflation was at a 40-year high pace as economic growth

U.S. House of Representatives

House passes $1.7 trillion spending bill with Ukraine aid – Associated Press

Photo: Stacks of the Congressional Record are distributed as lawmakers debate a massive $1.7 trillion spending bill that finances federal agencies and provides aid to Ukraine A $1.7 trillion spending bill financing federal agencies through September and providing more aid to a devastated Ukraine cleared the House on Friday as lawmakers raced to finish their

Stephen Moore

Opinion: Joe Biden Is the King of Debt and Deficits – Stephen Moore

Imagine someone close to you has a drinking problem. Night after night, he goes out to the bars on wild binges, chugging down 10 to 12 beers a night. But then, in a supreme effort to reform himself, the drunkard cuts his consumption down to a six-pack every night. He starts boasting of his amazing