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Feb 13, 2009
Mitt Romney arrived at the House Republicans' late-January retreat to a room that hardly needed a pep talk. Their vote against the Democrats' Economic Recovery Act had revved them up; all Romney needed to tell them was that they "stood strong," and that their fellow Republicans stood proud. Romney, who'd testified at the sole House Republican hearing on the stimulus, urged them to take one step further.
Feb 12, 2009
WASHINGTON - A year ago, restructuring Social Security to include personal investment accounts was President Bush's top domestic priority, touted in his State of the Union address and promoted in dozens of town hall appearances across the country.
Feb 05, 2009
Who can best help President Obama push through health care reform? The Post asked some Beltway observers for their thoughts, now that tax troubles have aborted the nomination of Thomas A. Daschle for secretary of health and human services and White House health czar. Below are contributions from Robert Shrum, Robert Moffit, Ruy Teixeira, Frank Micciche, William A. Galston, John Seigenthaler, Robert J. Blendon, John Goodman, Georges C. Benjamin and John Dingell.
Jan 26, 2009
THE most important domestic policy crisis this country faces was not discussed by either candidate in the 2008 presidential election. On the Democratic side, that is understandable. Democrats, after all, bear disproportionate responsibility for creating the problem. But the silence on the Republican side is puzzling, especially since any solution must involve individual empowerment, personal choice, and free-market incentives--core values of the GOP.
Dec 31, 2008
Dec 29, 2008
Surprisingly, these accounts, offered by many companies, even small ones, are often not used by consumers -- so if you didn't sign up for 2009, consider it next time around.
Dec 28, 2008
If you struggled with the choice of a newfangled high-deductible health insurance option during open enrollment this fall, you can thank -- or perhaps curse -- conservative economist John C. Goodman for the experience.
Dec 17, 2008
The Federal Open Market Committee's action on Dec. 16 was historic in its boldness and its willingness to go further into unchartered waters. In addition to reducing the target Fed Funds rate from 1% to a range between 0% and 0.25%, the FOMC promised to use open market operations and other measures to sustain the increased size of its balance sheet.