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Lapses at the CDC Demonstrate Need for Additional Congressional Oversight

by Clark Packard / /

National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has released an issue brief highlighting recent troubles at the agency.
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Taxpayer's Tab 

Taxpayer's Tab: Dueling Budget Visions

by Demian Brady, Timothy Howland / /

The season picks up again this week as Congressional groups begin releasing their own budget blueprints representing their respective policy visions.
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Research 

The House Republican's Budget Blueprint

by Demian Brady / /

Yesterday, House Budget Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) announced the release of "A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America." On the policy front, the House Republican Budget would target duplicative programs, programs whose funding authorizations have expired,
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Campaign Study 

Sean Hannity, Donald Trump, and the Penny Plan

by Demian Brady / /

During the Tuesday, March 8th election coverage on Fox News, Sean Hannity indicated that Donald Trump supports the Penny Plan. Also known as the One Cent Solution, the Penny Plan is a proposal to trim the federal budget by one cent for every dollar spent
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Commentary 

President Obama's Déjà Vu Budget Recycles Deficit Spending & Tax Hikes from Previous Budgets

by Demian Brady / /

It is no wonder that that the House and Senate Budget Committees may be reluctant to hold hearings on the President's new budget. Not inviting the White House budget director to testify on the Administration's proposals would break a streak dating
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Campaign Study 

Clinton's and Sanders' Spending-Related Proposals in the February 4th Debate

by Demian Brady / /

A line-by-line analysis of the candidates spending-related proposals offered by the candidates in the debate, and how much they could cost.
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Campaign Study 

Policy Proposals in the January 28th Republican Presidential Debate: Impact on Spending

by Demian Brady / /

An analysis of the the candidates' proposals and their potential costs from the January 28th debate.
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Campaign Study 

The Costs of Proposals Offered in the Last Republican & Democratic Debates

by Demian Brady / /

The Republican candidates (minus Donald Trump?) will debate again tonight, below is an overview of what the Presidential hopefuls proposed in the last debate.
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Blog 

Disagreement Over Cost of a Gas Station Demonstrates Need for Pentagon Audit

by Nan Swift / /

Politico reported yesterday that the widely mocked $43 million natural gas station in Afghanistan might have only cost $5-$10 million.
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Research 

New CBO Deficit Outlook Paints Even Grimmer Picture than Last Year’s Dismal Forecast

by Demian Brady / /

Despite record levels of tax revenues, spending will continue to outpace federal income, but at a faster rate than in the last projection, coming in $1.56 trillion higher over the period from FY 2015 to 2025 than in the August outlook.
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