The latest standoff may trigger a new round of cuts to programs low-income Americans depend on most.
Slashing government spending now is just going to make our nation poorer.
This flick is Rated R, for Republican.
Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty's edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.
By choking enforcement efforts, IRS budget cuts make the deficit even bigger.
Lawmakers should make targeted and smart Pentagon budget cuts.
The state-appointed emergency manager may be on the verge of selling the local art museum's masterpieces to pay the city's bills.
The government should expand the food stamp program, not shrink it.