Mitch McConnell

Finances look worse for Medicare, Social Security

The bad economy is worsening the already-shaky finances of Medicare and Social Security, draining the trust funds supporting them faster than expected and intensifying... Read more »

May 13, 2011

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Finances look worse for Medicare, Social Security

The bad economy has shortened the life of the trust funds that support Social Security and Medicare, the nation's two biggest benefit programs, the government reported... Read more »

May 13, 2011

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McConnell lays out debt ceiling demands

The top Republican in the Senate says it'll take cuts both to agencies' budgets and to long-term spending on programs like Medicare and Medicaid to win his vote to... Read more »

May 12, 2011

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Laying down blunt budget markers for debt crisis

The battle over whether tax increases can be used to cut the nation's debt flared Tuesday as the Senate's Democratic budget writer floated a possible millionaire's... Read more »

May 12, 2011

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