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Obama Travels to Vietnam for His 100th Visit Abroad

by Demian Brady / /

President Obama flew to Vietnam, marking his 100th visit abroad. Total costs so far on this trip for Air Force One are $3,350,195.
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Presidential Travel & Costs to Taxpayers: April Snapshot

by Demian Brady / /

President Obama is on track to have taken the second most trips abroad. The transport costs for this trip are $5.6 million just for Air Force One, which represents a small part of the total cost to taxpayers.
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Tax Code Burden on Taxpayers Continues to Mount in Foundation Findings

by Pete Sepp, Demian Brady / /

Today, National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) released the next installment in its ongoing annual study of tax complexity in the United States.
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A Breakthrough on Comprehensive Tax Reform?

by Demian Brady / /

Morning Consult - It is time to roll up our sleeves and get down to specifics.
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Throwback Thursday: Federal Debt Edition

by Demian Brady / /

In my previous "Throwback Thursday" post, I looked back at candidate Obama's unfulfilled promise in 2008 that he would cut more than he would spend. This throwback post doesn't go as far back in time, but since the new Fiscal Year started October 1, the f
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Rep. Blum's Expenses Both High and Low

by Demian Brady / /

TH Online - The use of franked mass mailings is typically seen in districts where the incumbent is facing a tight election race.
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How Will Sanders Pay for His Socialist Agenda?

by Demian Brady / /

The Washington Times - "I certainly don't see how you'd be able to do that unless these universal programs are going to have some strict rationing,"
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Throwback Thursday: Budget Edition

by Demian Brady / /

Remember this pledge from then-candidate Barack Obama from the 2008 debates? So we're going to have to make some investments, but we've also got to make spending cuts. And what I've proposed, you'll hear Senator McCain say, well, he's
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Balancing the Budget: What It Will Take

by Demian Brady / /

On average, spending is expected to grow by about 5 percent per year. To get the budget close to balance by 2025 without increasing the tax burden, lawmakers need to restrain the growth in spending to about 2.7 percent per year.
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How Resurrecting Ex-Im Could Impact Taxpayers

by Demian Brady / /

The Bank's backers argue that it is good for jobs and balances the global playing field because foreign governments provide similar export subsidies to their native companies. Opponents have singled it out as corporate welfare.
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