WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has lost its sterling credit rating. Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s on Friday lowered the nation’s AAA rating for the first time since granting it in 1917. The move came less than a week after a gridlocked Congress finally agreed to spending cuts that would reduce the debt […]
Posted by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on August 02, 2011 Moments ago, the President signed into law a significant bipartisan step forward in getting Washington’s fiscal house in order. Relative to the magnitude of our budget challenges, the spending cuts are modest. But judged against Washington’s dismal track record of fiscal stewardship over […]
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (PA-03) issued the following statement on his vote tonight in support of the revised Budget Control Act of 2011, which passed the House by a vote of 269-161: “Tonight, America turned an important corner. After decades of government growth and out-of-control spending, the debate in Washington has changed […]
By Ylan Q. Mui and Jon Cohen, Published: July 26 More than a third of Americans now believe that President Obama’s policies are hurting the economy, and confidence in his ability to create jobs is sharply eroding among his base, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Monday, July 25, 2011 The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 23% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-four percent (44%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21 (see trends).
Our new Senator, Pat Toomey, is acutely aware of the hard times that working Pennsylvania families face each day. In fact, as you watch the bickering on television and read the squabbles in your local newspaper day after day coming from Capitol Hill, our new Senator chips away at making good on his campaign promises. […]
Friday, July 22, 201 Most voters don’t care much for the way either political party is performing in the federal debt ceiling debate. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 58% of Likely U.S. Voters at least somewhat disapprove of the way President Obama and congressional Democrats are handling the debate over the […]
Administration Grants 39 New Waivers Bringing Total To 1,471 Last Friday Afternoon, The Administration Released Word That It Had Granted 39 New Waivers From ObamaCare. “The Obama administration granted 39 waivers from part of the President’s health care law last month, bringing the total to 1,471 an announcement which is prompting one Republican Senator to […]