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Entitlement Reform: The 800 pound gorilla that’s being ignored in the 2008 campaign

By on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
Entitlement Reform: The 800 pound gorilla that’s being ignored in the 2008 campaign

by DAVID C. JOHN

When asked what they would do about fixing entitlement spending, with just a few exceptions, the current presidential candidates quickly retreat into clichés.

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Do Deficits Really Matter?

By on October 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Do Deficits Really Matter?

by DOUGLAS HOLTZ-EAKIN

According to the former CBO Director, they matter a great deal.

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A Bipartisan Solution to Long-Term Spending Discipline

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A Bipartisan Solution to Long-Term Spending Discipline

by ARLEN SPECTER

SAFE Commission would call on both Democrats and Republicans to serve.

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Democrats and a Balanced Budget

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Democrats and a Balanced Budget

by TIMOTHY J. PENNY

Will the new majority get it done?

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The Rise of the Supercommittee and the Repercussions of Inaction

By on August 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
The Rise of the Supercommittee and the Repercussions of Inaction

by STEVE BELL

This former Staff Director of the Senate Budget Committee predicts the deficit supercommittee will reach agreement on a plan to reduce the debt. Unfortunately, he argues, it won’t do much good.

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