by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 3, 2014 Updated: April 3, 2014
House Republicans have once again come up with an excuse to deny a vote on immigration reform. This time it's because "it’s not our committee’s jurisdiction to rewrite all of the immigration laws."
by Jonathan Stein - Guest Contributor Posted on April 2, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
Ryan's budget slashes Supplemental Security Income while citing an out of context quote as support.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 2, 2014 Updated: April 2, 2014
Rep. Paul Ryan's newest budget borrows a lot from his last two in ways that ignore the stark improvement in America's deficit outlook.
by Josh Israel Posted on April 2, 2014
A ThinkProgress review of just a few of the specific programs Ryan singles out for elimination would hurt constituents in his own First Congressional District.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on March 12, 2014
Progressives on Congress want the American public to know how the federal government allocates funds for U.S. intelligence agencies and operations.
by Igor Volsky Posted on March 4, 2014
Deficit hawks looking for deep spending cuts will be sourly disappointed.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on February 25, 2014
President Obama announced plans Monday to change how the rising costs of fighting wildfires will be paid for.
by Hayes Brown Posted on February 25, 2014
Support the troops, just not the 900,000 veterans and thousands more active duty families who rely on food stamps to make ends meet.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 20, 2014 Updated: February 20, 2014
A controversial measure that would have reduced Social Security benefits won't make an appearance in the latest budget from the White House.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on February 9, 2014
Sheriff Jim Pitts's plan will charge inmate $6 for meals, $10 for visits to the doctor, and $5 for getting booked.