This is the only vote you will have to reduce the deficit.
This bill takes fiscally responsible steps to reduce the deficit, reduce spending that is on autopilot, and strengthen our economy, ... It is the first deficit reduction package in almost a decade, and probably the most important legislation to be considered this year.
The breakdown in communications in the Katrina event was not an interoperability event.
The administration has totally mishandled the issue; now we're hearing that the Coast Guard doesn't feel they can sign off. [As] I understand it . . . Homeland Security had initial concerns which were basically later on muted, and so I think there are serious issues here. It's very disconcerting to say the least.
The President has been prosecuting this war against terrorism in an extremely aggressive and appropriate way and the results are pretty obvious.
Like objects in the rear-view mirror, the impact of Social Security's looming crisis is closer than it appears.
There's been a working majority for disregarding fiscal discipline, ... But so far, it's been a very small echo chamber.