Pelosi Says Chained CPI Would Strengthen Social Security

By: Thursday December 20, 2012 7:45 am

Republican craziness has stopped a deal from happening on the fiscal slope, and really nothing else. Because here’s Nancy Pelosi yesterday on chained CPI, a benefit cut to Social Security recipients that happens to be regressive and more painful as people age: Q: Members of your Caucus are organizing against the chained CPI that the [...]

Orszag Out?

By: Thursday April 22, 2010 9:20 am

Bloomberg reports that Peter Orszag is pretty set on leaving the cabinet, and that President Obama has appealed on him to stay: April 22 (Bloomberg) — White House Budget Director Peter Orszag was poised to become the first member of Barack Obama‚Äôs Cabinet to leave, as early as this summer. Then came an appeal from [...]