Senate Rules Committee freezes out Tea Party Debt Commission hearing

Steve Eggleston 11/18/2011

FreedomWorks had planned on unveiling its Tea Party Debt Commission recommendations at 2 pm in the Russell Senate Office Building, with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) sponsoring the event and several other Congressmen slated to attend. Instead, after prior approval, and with essentially no notice given, the Senate Rules Committee, chaired by […], U.S. Rep. promoting student loan debt forgiveness

“We need to cut, cap, and forgive student loan debt. That is the true debt that is burdening American families. We cut student loan debt we’ll have a freer more prosperous country.”

~Democratic Michigan Rep. Hansen Clarke

Caroline May The Daily Caller 9/15/2011 has figured out how to stimulate the […]

S&P: There’s Still A Huge Risk Of More Bailouts, More Money For Fannie And Freddie, And A Collapsing Student Loan Market

Joe Weisenthal Business Insider 4/18/2011

One of the more interesting paragraphs from S&P’s downgrade of the US debt outlook focuses on the financial sector:

Additional fiscal risks we see for the U.S. include the potential for further extraordinary official assistance to large players in the U.S. financial or other sectors, along with outlays related to […]

Action items to protest the current health care reform/student loan takeover bill

Mitchell Blatt Congress Action Alert 3/15/2010

Tomorrow the Tea Party Patriots are hosting a protest in DC. It’s at East Capital Lawn at 9 am. They are also going to be speaking with representatives in person.

And here’s a really long list of targeted representatives from the TP Patriots:


Rep. Bobby Bright, Alabama 2nd […]

Health care reconciliation bill posted; Update: Shell bill

Ed Morrissey 3/15/2010

And it’s 2,309 pages long. The House Budget Committee has to start its markup today to have any shot at getting it done by the weekend, which means that this version may change over the next few days:

House Democrats hope to complete their work by this weekend, before President […]

The latest 2,309 page health care bill has been posted; ‘Student Loan Nationalization plan wrapped inside’

It doesn’t even have a number or a date, but here it is:

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 202 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2010.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MARCH–, 2010 Mr. SPRATT from the Committee on the Budget, reported the following bill; […]