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Congress Must Act Soon to Raise Debt Limit

October 06, 2015

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

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Debates Should Press Candidates on Budget Plans

September 29, 2015

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.