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Budget Package: Deal or No Deal?

by Brandon Arnold / /

If the question on the budget and debt ceiling package is "Deal or No Deal?" taxpayers should clearly opt for the latter.
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Campaign Study 

Miss Any of the Presidential Debates? Here Are Handy Guides to the Candidates' Budget Proposals

by Demian Brady / /

NTU Foundation followed the debates closely to track the spending-related proposals offered by the candidates. And to the extend that they've offered specifics, we show how much that proposal could increase or decrease spending per year. Where informa
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Fiscal Snapshot of Ben Carson's Agenda: Big Cuts, but Several Unknowns

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer / /

Dr. Ben Carson is a retired pediatric neurosurgeon running for the GOP nomination for president in the 2016 election. Running as a political "outsider", his numbers in the polls have surged since the first two televised debates, coming within just a few p
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Republican Study Committee Offers Real Solution to Debt Crisis

by Nan Swift / /

Faced with a rapidly approaching debt ceiling crisis on November 3, lawmakers have a big opportunity to secure much-needed savings for taxpayers. The Republican Study Committee's (RSC) "Terms of Credit Act: Budget, Work, and Grow" is an innovative legisla
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Commentary 

John Kasich's Plan to Balance the Budget

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The Ohio Governor's Action Plan aims to balance the budget within eight years, but lacks specifics regarding the policies to get there.
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Pricing the Proposals in the Democratic Debate

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer, Timothy Howland / /

On Tuesday night, CNN hosted the first of six scheduled debates between the leading contenders for the Democratic nomination. While much of the focus was on frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the five-person field (all of whom have served in
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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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Congress Reconsiders Spending Caps in Long-Term Budget Deal

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Caps enacted in 2011 have significantly slowed spending and deficits, and will continue to do so in the future -- if Congress decides to keep them.
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