November 2011

Additional Research

Worth Discussing

Supercommittee Failure Highlights Obama’s Leadership Deficit

By Luke Frans
November 22, 2011

Following the Supercommitee’s failure to reach an agreement, Washington is captivated with postmortems dissecting what went wrong and assigning blame. Congressional Republicans and Democrats have staked out familiar territory with one side rejecting tax increases and the other sweeping entitlement reforms. Yet President Obama is also

Potholes on the Road to Supercommittee Success

By Jon McHenry
November 16, 2011

For several years, voters have looked at Washington and said, “Why can’t they do anything?”  The easy answer is that partisan politics gets in the way.  That’s the portrayal by the media.  It’s certainly the picture painted by the President, notwithstanding the point that “We can’t