It didn’t take long for reality to sour the victory celebrations of Wisconsin’s winning congressional candidates.
The very morning after last week’s elections, the Congressional Budget Office issued a sobering report on the federal budget. It’s a critical issue that didn’t get enough attention during the fall campaigns. . . .
Part of the problem stems from the Republican Party’s generous tax cuts that aren’t paying for themselves, the Concord Coalition noted this week. The coalition is a budget watchdog group led by elder statesmen from both political parties.