Presidential candidates talk about what more they will do if they get more money — extracted from somebody else, of course.
Concord in the News
Last week, the U.S. Treasury said the deficit for fiscal 2019 was $984 billion, a 26 percent increase from the year before. It's the widest gap between revenue and spending in seven years.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate is expected this week to finally start tackling bills that will fund the government in 2020.
On Thursday when the Congressional Budget Office forecast a federal deficit of $984 billion for fiscal 2019, the Concord Coalition quickly condemned lawmakers’ lack of concern over our federal gove
The Trump administration is set to resume annual budget deficits exceeding $1 trillion. The national debt (the cumulative tally of annual deficits) now exceeds $22 trillion.
That shift, evidenced by presidential candidates’ plans and a bill backed by nearly 90% of House Democrats, departs from years of conversations about an elusive bipartisan compromise where Democrat
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