Campaign Study 

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

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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

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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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Campaign Study 

The January 17th Democratic Presidential Debate: Billions & Trillions of New Spending

by Demian Brady / /

The candidates in their own words: a line-by-line analysis of the spending-related proposals made by the candidates in the January 25th candidate debate.
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Campaign Study 

An Overview of Christie's Entitlement Reforms: Five-Year Outlay Savings

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Chris Christie released a detailed 11-point plan with reforms for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Disability Insurance. He has stated that it would save $1 trillion. We don't dispute that the long-term savings would be significant. However, long-
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Campaign Study 

The Cost of the Proposals in the January 14th Republican Debate: Defense, Obamacare, & Lots of Unknowns

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An analysis of what the candidates proposed in the debate, and how much those proposals, where the candidates were specific, would impact spending.
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Research 

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

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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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State of the Union Analyses 

$17 Billion Annual Price Tag for Obama's SOTU Wish List, But Details Lacking on Most of His Proposals

by Demian Brady / /

President Obama started his final State of the Union address by saying he would "go easy" on the traditional list of proposals, then laid out a rather traditional wish list of over twenty new spending-related initiatives. The price tag of his proposals am
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State of the Union Analyses 

President Obama's Final State of the Union Speech

by Demian Brady / /

President Obama will give his final State of the Union (SOTU) address this evening. Normally, Presidents use this nationally-televised speech as an opportunity to set the agenda for the coming year and to highlight a wish list of items that will be includ
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Campaign Study 

Carson's Flat Tax Proposal

by Demian Brady / /

Shortly after formally jumping into the race for the White House, Dr. Ben Carson floated the idea of an across-the-board flat tax, which he described as similar to a biblical "tithe," meaning that the rate different people pay would be in proportion to th
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Campaign Study 

The Cost of the Proposals in the December 19 Democratic Debate

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Clinton, O'Malley, and Sanders had a combined total of 41 proposals that could impact spending. What did they say and how much could it all cost?
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