stimulus

Today's GDP Number Is Not as Bad as it Sounds. But the Recovery Is Still Weak.
June 25, 2014

The shocking GDP number is the result of reduced health care spending.

Mitch McConnell Plays Politics With the Economy by Accusing Obama of Playing Politics With the Economy
June 18, 2014

Republicans still don't even have a legitimate plan to create jobs.

Republicans Still Don't Have a Jobs Plan, but Americans Think They Do
May 05, 2014

Americans are planning to reward Republicans in November—even though they have still not offered a credible jobs plan

Local Governments Have Cut a Staggering Number of Teachers Lately. It Didn't Have to Be That Way.
April 29, 2014

The federal government could have made sure steep cuts to education didn't take place and helped the economy at the same time.

Survey Shows Why the Economic Recovery Is Weak: You're Saving Too Much
April 21, 2014

People would rather save than spend and that creates a negative feedback loop.

Former Romney Adviser Blames Obama for Problems Republicans Created
April 08, 2014

Glenn Hubbard blames President Obama for not focusing enough on infrastructure to stimulate the economy. But that's just what Obama wanted to do—until Hubbard's pals stopped him. 

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

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

Five Years Later, the Stimulus Still Isn't Getting Enough Love
February 17, 2014

"Stimulus" is still a bad word in Washington. It shouldn't be.