The non-partisan, non-profit organization Families USA released a no-holds barred report, slamming a statement made by Republican candidate Mitt Romney during last Wednesday’s presidential debate. Executive Director Ron Pollack cited Romney’s statement regarding support for a restructuring of Medicare, “if you’re 60 or around 60 or older you don’t need to listen any further”, as [...]
In the lead up to Thursday evening’s Vice Presidential debate, the Obama campaign is attempting to paint Republican Vice Presidential candidate as a consistent liar.
TRNS reporters preview the first and only undercard matchup of the campaign. (Photos Roger Barone/TRNS)
Despite the current congressional recess, House Democrats held a mock hearing on Capitol Hill today to slam the Romney-Ryan Medicare reform plan. The lawmakers focused their ire on the plan crafted by Romney’s running mate, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), which would in 2023 transform Medicare from a federally guaranteed benefit to a [...]
A pair of lawmakers from the Congressional Progressive Caucus today accused GOP vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) of favoring policies that limit women’s healthcare rights. In a statement, Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) marked the 36th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, named after former Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.), by blasting [...]
The Republican vice presidential nominee took aim at the law’s contraception mandate, which has riled religious conservatives for months.
Despite some Democrats’ support for a Bowles-Simpson-esque debt plan, members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Wednesday that the proposal would hurt recipients of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. A panel composed of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare’s Dr. Maya Rockeymoor, Center for American Progress national security expert Dr. Laurence Korb, Citizens for Tax [...]
In New York City, ten weeks away from Election Day, no one can imagine an outcome that does not involve a second inaugural address by President Obama in January. The idea of a possible Romney-Ryan victory causes discomfort, so people put it out of their minds. Nevertheless, this week here in Tampa, at the Republican [...]