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Jayapal says debt ceiling deal shows GOP doesn’t care about deficits: ‘No meaningful deficit reduction’

Congressional Progressive Caucus Chairman Pramila Jayapal, a Washington Democrat, on Tuesday rejected House Republicans’ declaration of victory over the new debt limit bill, calling the deal between President Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy “meaningful.” He told reporters there was no “debt reduction”. R-California “First of all, you heard me say that the Republicans don’t care […]

Overcoming 0-3 series deficit still most daunting proposition in sports

“This is what I thought,” Red Holtzman said some 20 years later. “Those SOBs are here again.” This came nearly a year after Holtzman led the Knicks to their first championship in 1970. Holtzman was speaking to reporters in Rochester, N.Y., putting together an article about the 20th anniversary of the Rochester Royals’ only NBA […]

Congress should not restrict care for veterans — deficit be damned

Medical care for veterans has been the center of attention as debt ceiling negotiations in Washington reach their climax again this year. In an effort to curb the burgeoning $31 trillion U.S. debt, House Republicans passed legislation last month in line with a partisan line to cut the VA budget by 22%. Their message was […]

Celtics cut series deficit to 3-2 after rout of Heat

BOSTON — Derrick White scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, as the Boston Celtics overwhelmed the Miami Heat 110-97 in Game 5 Thursday night to extend their advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. . Marcus Smart scored 23 points and had 5 steals. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored 21 points, giving the Celtics […]

BLM execs paid millions with $9M deficit in 2022

Riot police confront demonstrators wearing Black Panther jackets and holding “Black Lives Matter” flags in Rochester, New York, September 5, 2020. (Photo Credit: MARANIE R. STAAB/AFP via Getty Images) OAN’s Noah Herring10:42 a.m. – Thursday, May 25, 2023 The Black Lives Matter (BLM) organization’s tax filings show it lost nearly $9 million last year while […]

GOP attack on IRS funding runs counter to deficit reduction effort

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that Republicans are pushing to cut IRS enforcement funding as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, which would actually increase the national debt. Republicans last year lashed out at the $80 billion in additional funding Democrats gave the IRS as part of the Inflation Control Act, […]

BLM recorded $9M deficit last year: tax docs

Black Lives Matter ended last year with a loss of nearly $9 million, but still owed millions to organizers and relatives of controversial co-founder Patrice Cullors. tax documents Shared by Washington Free Beacon BLM’s Global Network Foundation shows that it ended the fiscal year with a loss of $8,559,748. The nonprofit recorded $8.5 million in […]

Most Americans Only Want Debt Ceiling Raised with Deficit Conditions

An Associated Press/NORC poll found that a majority of Americans want the debt ceiling to be raised “only if lawmakers include conditions for reducing the federal budget deficit.” poll Asked Attendees are best aligned with what they think Congress should do to address borrowing limits as the US approaches defaulting on its exorbitant $31.3 trillion […]

Senators fight over source of US deficit as default looms

Senators on the Budget Committee squabbled Tuesday over the root cause of the U.S. budget deficit as White House and congressional negotiators held last-minute talks to avoid a record-breaking debt default. . While senators from both parties battled over funding shortfalls, Democrats focused almost exclusively on revenue shortfalls caused by Republican tax cuts, and Republican […]