Conservatives are prematurely saying their theory is correct, but the data doesn't back them up.
Republicans only care about the politics surrounding them.
He requires a spending offset for unemployment insurance, but not corporate tax extenders.
Extend unemployment insurance? That would bust the budget. Help doctors avoid pay cuts? That's another story....
Congress could do something about it, but of course it's not.
Republicans have an endless list of excuses for not extending unemployment insurance.
The deal is a big step forward, but many steps remain before the people who need this assistance can finally get it.
Republicans who want to do something about poverty and the unemployed? That's so last week.
The agreement announced Tuesday, however modest, is a step in the right direction.