September 3, 2014

Fiscal Fluff 'n Stuff on the Campaign Trail

October 25, 2010
CNN Money

Excerpt

A number of Republican and Tea Party candidates, including Connecticut Senate Republican candidate Linda McMahon, have called for "unused" stimulus funds to pay down the debt...

"One can argue that the stimulus was a waste of money and that any unspent funds should be canceled for that reason. But doing so would not have a meaningful effect on the deficit," Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, a fiscal watchdog group.