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Money Woes

  1. money woes
    Debt-Reduction Super-Committee Is Super DeadlockedNot surprisingly, nobody is budging.
  2. money woes
    Senate Reaches Agreement to Avoid Government ShutdownMitch McConnell called the plan “reasonable.”
  3. money woes
    The Tooth Fairy Is Cutting BackThe economy is tough on us all.
  4. money woes
    Harry Reid Will Give GOP Senators a Chance to Show Their Enthusiasm for Cutting MedicareHe’s loving this.
  5. money woes
    If Obama Loves Taxes So Much, Why Doesn’t He Marry Them?Why doesn’t he just start paying more taxes now?
  6. money woes
    Americans Still Don’t Want to Cut Anything We Actually Spend Money OnSurprise surprise.
  7. money woes
    House Passes Paul Ryan Budget Plan, With Zero Democratic SupportIt will now die in the Senate, like all things.
  8. money woes
    House Passes Budget CompromiseDemocrats make the GOP sweat.
  9. money woes
    President Obama Explains Why His Plan Is Better Than Paul Ryan’sAlso: why government is good!
  10. money woes
    Obama’s Debt Plan: Those Other Dudes’ Debt PlanObama will reportedly back the yet-to-be-released Gang of 6 plan tomorrow.
  11. video
    John Heilemann on Hardball: Republicans Are Fighting the Wrong Fight“This is the biggest mistake they could possibly be making right now.”
  12. money woes
    While Clock Ticks on Government Shutdown, Democrats and Republicans Play ChickenPresident Obama is “not yet prepared to express wild optimism.”
  13. money woes
    After Emergency Meeting, Government Shutdown Closer to Happening, Not Happening [Updated]A late-night meeting doesn’t foster a deal.
  14. money woes
    Shutdown Might Happen Over a Measly $7 BillionThat’s pretty much nothing.
  15. money woes
    Government Shutdown Maybe Happening For Real This Time? [Updated]Yes, maybe.
  16. money woes
    Americans Overestimate Amount of Foreign Aid in Budget by 900 PercentObviously?
  17. money woes
    John Boehner Caught Between Barack and a Tea PartyCan he craft a deal that appeases both the White House and the tea party?
  18. money woes
    The Government Will Run for Another Three WeeksThree more weeks! Three more weeks!
  19. money woes
    Congress to Pass Another Short-Term Budget BillGovernment shutdown averted, for now, again.
  20. money woes
    Senate Passes Two-Week Budget BillNine senators voted against.
  21. money woes
    House Passes Budget BillDemocrats were split.
  22. money woes
    GOP Budget Cuts Would Kill 700,000 Jobs Through 2012That’s according to Moody’s Analytics chief economist, Mark Zandi.
  23. money woes
    Government Shutdown Probably Not Happening for NowCongress is closing in on a deal to avert a shutdown with $4 billion in cuts over two weeks.
  24. money woes
    Goldman Sachs Analysis: GOP Budget Would Slow EconomyWhoops.
  25. budget battle
    House Votes to Cut $60 Billion in Federal SpendingThe plan will soon be challenged by Obama and the Senate.
  26. money woes
    Government Shutdown ‘More Likely Than Not’According to a high-ranking aide to Nancy Pelosi.
  27. money woes
    Who Will Be Blamed for the Government Shutdown?The one that became more likely today.
  28. money woes
    Centrists Take Aim at the Budget’s Sacred CowsDaring to touch the third rail of politics.
  29. money woes
    Obama’s 2012 Budget: $1.65 Trillion Deficit Means More Cuts, Less StimulusIs that the biggest deficit ever in your budget, or are you just unhappy to see me?
  30. money woes
    FDNY to Charge Extra Fee for Doing FDNY ThingsGetting help from the FDNY after a car accident is going to set you back $365 to $490.
  31. money woes
    Now You Can Be Fined for Throwing Trash in a Trash CanThe city is really starting to get nitpicky.
  32. money woes
    The Deficit Commission and Political CourageThe commission failed to come up with a plan that politicians could actually vote for.
  33. money woes
    Mayor Bloomberg Cutting Prison Bread Rations From Eight to Six Slices Per DayThis will save $1.5 million over the next eighteen months.
  34. money woes
    Americans Only Want to Cut the Deficit on a Theoretical LevelWhen it comes to actually cutting things … not so much.
  35. money woes
    Governor Paterson Threatens Layoffs, Throws Out Illogical First PitchDoes a first pitch for T-ball make any sense?
  36. money woes
    Bloomberg to Avoid Teacher Layoffs by Canceling RaisesA total of 4,400 teacher jobs are saved.
  37. budget mess
    Governor Paterson Dares Legislature to Shut Down GovernmentWould the legislature dare?
  38. money woes
    Health-Care Ad Doesn’t Aim for SubtletyOpponents liken Paterson’s budget cuts to a giant, angry lizard beast.
  39. stoners
    New Yorkers Want to Get High and Forget About Their Dysfunctional GovernmentMedical marijuana gets high marks.
  40. money woes
    Like Abe Vigoda, Budget Deficits Will Be Around ForeverWe will never run a surplus again.
  41. money woes
    New Yorkers Don’t Think Cage Fights Are the Way to Close the Budget GapFine, we’ll just raise your taxes then.
  42. money woes
    Governor Paterson Leans on Smokers, Soda Drinkers to Close Budget GapThe fat tax is back!