Stan Collender

Stop The Presses: Budget Cuts Actually Hurt

Think the federal budget can be cut without actually affecting what the government does? As my column from this morning’s Roll Call explains, tell that to all those who have been working on the space shuttle. News Flash: Budget Cuts Have Consequences We interrupt the steady barrage of news and analysis on the latest developments… Read more »

Does McConnell Want The GOP To Win The White House in 2012?

What was  Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (KY) doing last week when he announced…proudly…that he would not allow an increase in the debt ceiling without significant cuts in Medicare? At first blush this may not seem like that big of a deal given the continuing demands from the GOP leadership in the House for substantial spending… Read more »