National Debt

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Washington Today Podcast

January 09, 2018
C-SPAN
Topics
Congress
National Debt
Tax Policy

This program discusses start of the 115th Congress in the Senate and a look at the debt, including an interview with The Concord Coalition's Executive Director Bob Bixby.

Blog Post

Everything Needs To Be On the Table in Budget Negotiations

December 11, 2017
When it comes to budget negotiations, many interest groups demand that certain items be considered “off the table” and exempt from any changes. The reality, however, is that everything needs to be on the table for both economic and political reasons.
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Cheers & Jeers: No Guts, No Glory

October 31, 2017
Lewiston Tribune
Topics
National Debt
Tax Policy

Does it make any difference whether it's Republicans voting for a tax cut or Democrats voting to expand spending if the subsequent debt poses "the most significant threat to our national

In the News

Trump's Debt Clock Ticks as Iowans Try Deficit Reduction

October 12, 2017
The Des Moines Register
Topics
Budget Process
Federal Budget
Grassroots
National Debt

It seemed like a quaint exercise, like a quilting bee or a Parcheesi tournament. More than 60 people gathered at Drake University, pens in hand, trying to work out how they would cut the national d