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Campaign Promises Should Reflect Fiscal Realities

March 15, 2016

In advance of contests in several key primary and caucus states today, The Concord Coalition recently reminded all presidential candidates that the rising national debt will affect the feasibility of their policy proposals

“The debt is your running mate,” Concord’s co-chairs said. “It will be there when this year’s winning candidate takes the Oath of Office. Your campaign promises need to reflect that reality. So far, they don’t.”

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Further Delays as Budget Struggles Continue

March 08, 2016

House leaders head back to the drawing board after failing to convince reticent lawmakers to support a budget resolution that adheres to discretionary spending levels set in last fall’s b