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Trump's Troublesome Tweet on the Debt

February 27, 2017

President Trump’s Saturday morning tweet on the national debt left many budget watchers scratching their heads about its dubious factoid and irrelevant comparison.

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Trump Needs a Wall of Fiscal Discipline

January 30, 2017

In an interview on Fox News last week, President Trump said that he would like to have a balanced budget “eventually,” but not at the expense of higher spending for the military.

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Remembering Paul E. Tsongas

January 24, 2017

Last week marked a sad anniversary at The Concord Coalition. On Jan. 18, 1997, former U.S. senator and Concord Coalition co-founder Paul E. Tsongas passed away.