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The Deficit in Media Questioning Jun. 16, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — Trade secret: We in the news media often hate the media, too. I had such a momen... Read More

The $2 Trillion Infrastructure Trap May. 05, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer emerged from ... Read More

Here's to Making 2019 a Year for D.C. to Remember Jan. 03, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Christmas is over, and the new year begins. Now Congress needs to go back to work and clean up the m... Read More

Here We Go Again -- Another Chaotic Christmas for Congress Dec. 27, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

The primary job of Congress is to pass a budget. Yet year after year, its members fail to do their j... Read More

Stop Spending Money We Don't Have Nov. 28, 2018

Daily Editorials

It's not fun to talk about fiscal responsibility, but it's becoming a mathematical necessity. In 200... Read More

Tax Reform 2.0? Let's Do Better Aug. 02, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans and President Trump are talking about tax reform 2.0. Unfortunately, it's futile without... Read More

The Debt Clock Keeps Spinning Jul. 05, 2018

Steve Chapman

In 1989, a New York businessman who was worried about chronic federal budget deficits erected the Na... Read More

Odds and Ends Jun. 30, 2018

Mark Shields

Thanks to President Donald Trump's 2017 tax cuts, we learned this week from the nonpartisan Congress... Read More

A Better Way Toward Reducing Student Loan Debt Jun. 01, 2018

Adriana Cohen

Everyone knows there's no such thing as a free lunch — let alone a free college education, som... Read More

Government Spending in Layman's Terms May. 02, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I have two questions. Could you please tell us the difference between en... Read More

Resolutions and Predictions Dec. 23, 2017

Mark Shields

The calendar reminds us that it's that special time of the year to make reckless predictions and fle... Read More

Understanding Republicans Dec. 02, 2017

Mark Shields

It's important for us to remember that even though President Lyndon B. Johnson, a Democrat, successf... Read More

Do the Math. Tax Cuts Are Bound to Increase the National Debt Oct. 15, 2017

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — Speaking to a group of workers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, President Donald Trum... Read More

Trump's $10 Trillion Stimulus Plan Jan. 24, 2017

Stephen Moore

All of Washington seems to be in cardiac arrest over news reports late last week that Donald Trump i... Read More

A Ringside Seat to the Debt Ceiling Fight Jan. 12, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

If most lawmakers had their way, there would be fewer rules to restrain them from growing spending a... Read More

Forcing Congress to Keep Its Spending Promises Jul. 19, 2016

Stephen Moore

The worst-kept secret in Washington, D.C., is that Congress will once again fail to do its most basi... Read More

A Trump Presidency Would Sink All Boats Jun. 07, 2016

Froma Harrop

Hello, investors. Come join the foreign policy experts in daily panic attacks over what a President ... Read More

Boehner's Revenge Nov. 04, 2015

Joseph Farah

Maybe the ugliest part of House Speaker John Boehner's parting shot at limited government, responsib... Read More

Winning the Debt-Limit Fight Oct. 20, 2015

Stephen Moore

During his eight years in office, Barack Obama is on pace to have increased the national debt by a h... Read More

Plunder and Deceit Jul. 31, 2015

David Limbaugh

Can we simultaneously love our children and betray their generation and generations unborn? Do I hav... Read More