In the first of a series of interviews with presidential candidates, Republican Gov.
A majority of House lawmakers now support a bipartisan measure authored by Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wisc.) and Rep.
The Concord Coalition is urging the Commission on Presidential Debates to devote a significant portion of debate time next year to the candidates’ plans for dealing with the nation’s growing fiscal difficulties.
While the United States faces many challenges, Concord leaders said, “the nation’s unsustainable budget policy hangs over all of them, because it affects the resources that can be devoted to competing priorities and the size of the future economy that will be called upon to produce those resources.”
Although Congress managed to keep the government open as Fiscal 2016 began last Thursday, lawmakers quickly received a troubling reminder of another approaching fiscal crisis: A letter fr
The administration is threatening to veto defense policy legislation that House and Senate lawmakers recently negotiated because it includes nearly $40 billion in additional war funding t
Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor, and Paul Stebbins, former chairman of World Fuel Services Corp., recently stressed in Iowa the importance of the public and presidential candidat
With the next fiscal year starting Thursday, the Senate on Monday cleared the way for quick passage of a stop-gap funding measure to keep the government open through Dec. 11.
The Republican presidential candidates all say they favor a balanced budget. But Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby notes that over five hours of televised debate earlier this month, not one of the candidates was asked to explain how this would be accomplished.
Following up on his retirement announcement Friday, House Speaker John Boehner expressed frustration this week with the “unrealistic” views of Republican critics who say their congression