Topic: Concord Coalition
Trillion-dollar annual US deficits are unprecedented, and many voters are alarmed by them. But the public also wants a jobs recovery. How those dual issues will affect Election 2010 races.
08/09/2010 01:00 pm
The argument for extending the high-end tax cuts have gone wobbly. It would be more convincing if the Republican line were something other than “no new taxes, ever.” The economic and fiscal circumstances may change, but the prescription remains the same.
08/03/2010 12:06 pm
The $34 billion jobs bill that stalled in the Senate last week could help millions of Americans and directly support the economy.
07/07/2010 10:37 am
The CBO’s deficit assumptions project the effects of settled law - if we do that, revenues pay for spending over the next few decades.
07/01/2010 05:25 pm
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer emphasizes middle-path strategies for both stimulating growth and controlling deficit spending.
06/24/2010 11:52 am
It's not clear that the incentives and subsidies included in the $80 billion jobs bill will spur job growth.
06/22/2010 05:04 pm
The public pressure for reducing the country's ballooning deficit is rising, but will policy makers listen?
06/14/2010 04:15 pm
Stimulus now, coupled with a medium to long-term deficit plan, will spur job creation and cap the potential increase in interest rates.
06/09/2010 03:30 pm
President Obama has his work cut out for him on the President’s fiscal commission, and groups on both ends of the political spectrum are already saying the panel's unlikely to succeed. Are tax increases the way to go?
04/29/2010 04:59 pm
Think this weekend's vote on the new health care bill was tough? Congress's 2020 decisions will be tougher.
03/22/2010 04:25 pm