federal spending

Mika: Boehner Should 'Just Bend Over'

Reacting to House Republican leader John Boehner's question as to why Pres. Obama wasn't looking for someone's "ass to kick" on the subject of out-of-control federal spending, Mika Brzezinski suggests...

Federal Spending

Brian Riedl of The Heritage Foundation discusses the impact of the sharp increase of federal spending on American households. Federal spending per household under President Obama has increased by $11,000,...

Federal Revenue and Taxes

Curtis Dubay of The Heritage Foundation discusses how much American families pay in taxes and how the massive expansion of government spending will affect the amount paid. On average, households pay $22,000...

Budget Deficits

JD Foster of The Heritage Foundation discusses what a budget deficit is and its impact on our economic future. A budget deficit is the result of government spending more than it receives in taxes and revenues....

This Week in Washington: 4/27/09

The Heritage Foundation's This Week in Washington video discusses four major issues: out of control federal spending and President Obama's proposed $100 million cut in budget, proposed Energy Policy measures...

This Week in Washington 4/6/09

The Heritage Foundation's This Week in Washington video discusses three major issues: Government management of the Big 3 automakers, Rep. Paul Ryan's Republican alternative to the Obama budget, and objections...