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Fiscal Picture Likely Worse

August 13, 2018

The federal budget is currently on an unsustainable path, and that path has been made worse by recent congressional action.

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Tariff Revenue Won’t ‘Pay Down’ the Debt

August 08, 2018

President Trump’s claim this week that his tariffs will enable the government to start "paying down" large amounts of the federal debt is wrong for a very simple reason: It is impossible to reduce

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Deficit-Financed Tax Cuts 2.0

July 30, 2018

With the federal government rapidly sinking further and further into debt, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady last week

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Candidates on the Issues: Deaglan McEachern

July 24, 2018

The Concord Coalition’s “Facing the Future” program is kicking off a series of interviews with Sept. 11 primary candidates in New Hampshire’s First and Second Congressional Districts.

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Debt Warnings Based on Experience

July 23, 2018

Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner played central roles in dealing with the financial crisis 10 years ago that stunned the nation and threatened economic disaster.

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A Bipartisan Push for IRS Improvements

July 23, 2018

In a welcome show of bipartisan cooperation, lawmakers appear to be moving forward on IRS legislation that they say would help taxpayers, reduce tax-refund fraud and improve tax-collectio