deficit

CBO Report Confirms: Taxes Must Go Up
There's no other way to solve our long-term debt problems.
July 16, 2014

There's no other way to solve our long-term debt problems.

The Hypocritical, Bipartisan Fearmongering of the Fiscal Summit
May 14, 2014

Welcome to the sad, hypocritical end of the austerians

We've Made Huge Progress on the Long-Term Debt
May 06, 2014

It may have hurt the economy, but long-term debt projections are way down.

Republicans Are Appalled by Budget Gimmicks—Unless They're Funding GOP Priorities
March 27, 2014

Extend unemployment insurance? That would bust the budget. Help doctors avoid pay cuts? That's another story....

Those Shrinking Budgets Obama Is Celebrating Are Also Damaging the Economy
March 03, 2014

Fiscal policy, exactly the way it shouldn't be.

The Silence of the Austerians
Here's Why 2014 Could Be the Year America Finally Ditches its Inane Deficit Obsession
February 05, 2014

Austerity advocates have been routed intellectually, but the political debate is still stacked in their favor. Here's how to influence it.

The Silence of the Austerians
Here's Why 2014 Could Be the Year America Finally Ditches its Inane Deficit Obsession
January 05, 2014

Austerity advocates have been routed intellectually, but the political debate is still stacked in their favor. Here's how to influence it.

2013 Was the Year the Grand Bargain Died. Good Riddance.
The magical thinking of the deficit-obsessed
December 19, 2013

The terrible, magical idea that a bunch of insiders can solve big problems by ignoring politics. 

WATCH: Bill Clinton Explains Obamacare
(He does it better than Obama does)
September 04, 2013

The Secretary of Explaining Stuff is back on the job. On Wednesday, former President Bill Clinton gave a speech about Obamacare—why it was necessary, how it will work, and what it will do in the future.

The Washington Post Makes the Tea Party's Favorite Point
August 26, 2013

Conservative Republicans are at it again, threatening to cut off the government’s borrowing authority if they don’t get their way on spending.

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