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Budget Bill Caps Shameful Period of Fiscal Recklessness

For Immediate Release The Senate passed a budget agreement Thursday to suspend the debt ceiling and raise discretionary spending caps for two years...

Even With Lower Interest Rates, Debt Remains Unsustainable

With the Federal Reserve today announcing a 0.25 percentage point decrease in the federal funds rate, it appears interest rates will remain...
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Factchecking and Live-Tweeting the Democratic Presidential Primary Debates

Tonight and tomorrow's Democratic presidential primary debates mark the second of the 2020 campaign and will surely touch on fiscal issues. Through...

President Trump’s $4 Trillion Debt Increase

If the recent budget deal is signed into law, it will be the third major piece of deficit-financed legislation in President Trump's term. In...

Addressing Common Claims About the Budget Deal

The President and Congressional leaders announced a plan to raise the caps on discretionary spending by $322 billion for Fiscal Years (FY) 2020...

Budget Deal's Offsets Don't Even Cover The Interest

President Trump and leaders in Congress announced a deal this week to increase caps on discretionary spending by $169 billion in 2020 and $153...

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