Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin representative, made competing assertions during their debate last night in Danville, Kentucky. How did they square with the facts?
Ron Wyden, poised to become the Senate’s top Democrat on tax policy, said he will push to establish universal savings accounts for all newborns in the U.S. as a way to “really put a dent in the poverty rate.”
President Barack Obama urged Congress to back two of the top priorities of U.S. multinational corporations: broader authority for his administration to negotiate trade deals along with changes to immigration laws.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s plan to cut taxes for many individuals and corporations would expand the U.S. budget deficit by $1.3 trillion in 2015, an analysis released yesterday found.