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A Misguided Approach to Defense Funding

May 17, 2016

Some House lawmakers are attempting to increase defense funding above the caps set by a recent bipartisan agreement through questionable alterations in a special fund for war spending.

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Trump Comments on Federal Debt Draw Fire

May 10, 2016

Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, has stirred up considerable controversy by suggesting that the federal government might be able to “make a deal” with its creditors

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Lawmakers Forget Incentives Matter on Prescription Drugs

May 02, 2016

Health care cost-control efforts in the United States can often be described simply as “changing incentives.” The focus on incentives can be traced to two main circumstances:

1) The majority of politicians have opposed efforts to reduce costs simply through government price-setting, a mechanism widely used around the world to control costs.