National Debt

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Kerry: GOP To Blame For Super Committee Failure

U.S. Sen. John Kerry is blaming Republicans’ staunch opposition to taxes for the failure of a bipartisan congressional committee to come up with a deal to reduce the federal deficit by $1.2 trillion.


WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) (C), (D-MA), a member of the 'Super Committee', or Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, pauses as he is interviewed by the media November 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction has issued a statement saying 'it will not be possible to make any bipartisan agreement available to the public before the committee's deadline.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Super Committee Failure Could Trigger “Devastating” Cuts In Mass.

The debt “super committee” is officially throwing in the towel, announcing it could not reach a deal to cut the deficit. Jon Keller is at large with the failure’s effect on Mass.


Mass. Treasurer Steve Grossman

Keller @ Large: Grossman Talks Debt Crisis And Its Effect Locally

The nation’s credit crisis is causing a lot of concern on Wall Street and in local communities concerned about their credit rating. Jon Keller is at large.


Senator Scott Brown. (File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NightSide – Senator Scott Brown (R- MA) Joins Dan Rea To Talk About The Debt Ceiling

Senator Scott Brown Weighs In On The Debt Debate

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/29/2011

Sen. John Kerry (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Sen. John Kerry Says Compromise Needed In Debt Showdown

Sen. John Kerry told reporters Friday that Democrats are ready to make concessions on safety net programs but some Republicans have refused to budge from their demand that no taxes, even on the nation’s wealthiest, be part of that deal.


Gary Lapierre

Help Me Search for a NEW President. (haven’t found one yet)

OK guys……while you’re taking a look at the list of Republicans who think they ought to be President of the United States, including the forum tonight, a couple of things you may want to consider. I’m reasonably pleased with the list of contenders on the GOP side, but positively convinced that one of them should be President? I don’t think so.


From the Sublime…

I scratch at my slowly graying temples these days and wonder, “Where in the Good Lord’s name is this thing we call society heading?”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/30/2011

Stephen Lynch

Keller @ Large: Rep. Stephen Lynch On Budget Cuts

Congress will continue wrangling over the president’s plan when they return to work on Capitol Hill. Jon Keller is at large.


US President Barack Obama speaks about US and NATO involvement in military action against Libya during a speech at the National Defense University in Washington, DC, March 28, 2011. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide – Congressman Paul Ryan Talks With Dan Rea About President Obama’s Speech

Rep. Paul Ryan joins Dan to talk about the President’s speech and how the President’s rhetoric about debt/deficit reduction doesn’t match his actions.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/13/2011

Milan Lucic: Hard Hits

'Curious' About Consequences Of Federal Debt

Billions, Trillions. The amounts of money being tossed around in Washington, D.C. these days are nothing short of staggering. Nadine of Beverly is…