Schumer Tells Republicans, ‘Hey, It’s OK To Kill Bush Tax Cuts. Grover Says So.’

Hey, Republicans: It’s OK to raise taxes. Or, at least, it’s OK to let the massive Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy expire. Grover Norquist says so. That’s the message a top Senate Democrat delivered Thursday on the Senate floor, in the midst of Washington’s ongoing budget battle. “In a … Continue reading

Kerry on the Debt Talks

Word has it that President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner may be close to a deal on the debt limit talks. But yesterday, members of the Senate Democratic Caucus, including MA Senator John Kerry, expressed their frustration on the closed door process: “The notion that you’re going to … Continue reading