Congressmen Ami Bera, David Cicilline, Rodney Davis and Adam Kinzinger talk problem solving.
BANNING THE WORD TRILLION: Which is bigger--$15.8 trillion, or $15,772,177,351,447? The two numbers are essentially equal, but No Labels Co-Founder Andrew Tisch argues most Americans don't know this, and as a result, don't understand the fiscal challenges facing our country. To fix this, Tisch argues we should ban the use of the word "trillion" entirely:Andrew Tisch for The Wall Street Journal: Let's Ban the Word 'Trillion'
THREE NEW CO-SPONSORS: No Labels gained three new co-sponsors this morning for the No Budget, No Pay Act. Reps. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and David Schweikert (R-AZ) are the latest. There are now 65 co-sponsors in the House and 11 in the Senate, bringing the the total number to 76. Cheers to all three of the new co-sponsors for their support!
STAT OF THE DAY: Only a third of Americans support the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that is currently awaiting a Supreme Court decision. In spite of that, more than three-fourths say that should the Supreme Court strike down the law, Congress should work together on a new reform of the health care system. Mark Sherman for Associated Press: Political leaders should work on new bill if Supreme Court throws out Obama health