Aug 12, 2013 Op-Ed

By Elijah E. Cummings and Sander M. Levin

The writers are, respectively, the ranking Democrats on the House committees on Oversight and Government Reform and Ways and Means.

May 9, 2013 Op-Ed

For two-plus years, House Republicans have defaulted on their obligations to the American public. This week's vote to prioritize debt payments is the clearest and most bewildering signa

Mar 1, 2013 Op-Ed

Children, the unemployed most harmed by federal spending cuts going into effect today

Dec 21, 2012 Op-Ed

What lies before us is not the defeat of Speaker Boehner’s so-called Plan B — a dead on arrival proposal on the impending fiscal cliff with no bipartisan support — but instead the culmination of the radicalization of the Republican Party.

What is the evidence?

Dec 20, 2012 Op-Ed

The economic crisis four years ago hit the American middle class as it was already reeling from three decades of stagnant wage growth.