Deficit

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Brinkmanship Isn't Leadership

September 23, 2021

For several months, Republicans and Democrats in Washington, DC have been barreling towards each other on a collision course over a pair of looming fiscal deadlines.

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Doubling Down on a Trojan Horse

September 17, 2021

Despite a pending government shutdown and looming debt default, this week federal lawmakers in Washington were hyper-focused on the House reconciliation legislation, the second installmen

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Budget Suspense

August 20, 2021

Democrats announced in early July that the progressive and moderate wings of the party had agreed to a top line spending level of $3.5 trillion for the upcoming reconcili

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Pay-for Potholes and Budget Clues

August 05, 2021

This week on Facing the Future we waded into several fast-breaking budget developments in Washington, including the Senate's bipartisan infrastructure plan and the upcoming budget resolut