"Governor Perry - listen up, Medicaid matters, no more cuts!" echoed through the streets here at a recent demonstration.
President Obama is expected to make a case against the budget-slashing sequester scheduled for March 1.
House Republicans have not changed their ransom demands. They've simply chosen a different hostage. For now.
"We have an opportunity to expand Medicaid here in Missouri. We have an opportunity to give security to over 250,000 people who currently do not have health care."
With less than two weeks until the Bush tax cuts die and harsh automatic cuts to the human safety net kick in, the GOP insists Democrats agree to cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
The Republican plan to raise the eligibility age of Medicare would raise health care costs for seniors, hurt the economy, and put pressure on older Americans.
Over 100 demonstrators gathered Dec. 4 outside Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey's office on Market Street.
At his party's convention in Tampa last night GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan rolled out, Orwellian-style, what just might be the biggest lie yet in the 2012 election campaign.
More misery loomed for Californians May 14 as Governor Jerry Brown delivered a revised 2012-13 budget projection doubling the already-deep cuts he called for in January.
Republicans on the committee favor closing the deficits entirely by cutting spending, including Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.