Articles by Alexander, Ryan
If both sides insist on making political points rather than focusing on solutions we aren't going to be in any better situation a year from now.
The sequester was supposed to spur Congress to end the same old way of doing business, but now it just gives the Defense Department special privileges.
It's clear that rather than making difficult decisions, Congress is going to let indiscriminate cuts equally slice the good and the bad.
Congress can't continue shirking its own rules and must address the country's deficit.
Republicans and Democrats must keep reaching across party lines, finding agreement where they can, and moving forward.
Improving the way our government buys goods and services is an ongoing challenge, but it will save taxpayer dollars for years to come.
We must end market distorting subsidies that make rich businesses richer and crowd out the little guys.
Crisis to crisis management is no way to govern.
The defense budget is a great place to start in addressing future deficits and make responsible decisions about reducing wasteful government spending.
Small progress is better than no progress at all.