Tags: Democrats | Budget | Issues

Dems: We Don’t Present Budget Issues Well

Friday, 18 Mar 2011 11:09 AM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Democratic heavyweights outside Congress say their representatives aren’t approaching the budget debate properly. Congressmen should focus on the human cost of the budget cuts pushed by Republicans, these critics say, according to The Hill. Instead, the dialogue has focused on how big the spending cuts should be.

democrats, budget, issues“When it comes to budgets and numbers, Republicans own that issue, they have for a long time,” said Bob Beckel, a Democratic analyst for Fox News.

“We’re not going to win the fight on numbers. We’re going to win it on what government means, and what it means to people, and how Republicans don’t care what it means.”

Former Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., now working at Alston & Bird lobbying firm, agrees.

“They [Democrats] have to make it specific and relevant to people, and I don’t think they’ve achieved that objective yet,” he told The Hill.



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Kay Hagan a No-Show for Final Senate Debate With Thom Tillis

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 22:59 PM

With North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan a no-show, Republican challenger Thom Tillis on Tuesday night faced an emp . . .

Republican Senate Likely, Say Election Experts

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 21:42 PM

With 13 days to go until nationwide elections on Nov. 4, several distinguished (and non-partisan) election experts on a  . . .

Florida Debate: Gov. Scott Slams Charlie Crist for Flip-Flops

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 21:31 PM

Florida Gov. Rick Scott blasted Democratic challenger and former Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday for saying whatever he th . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved