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The Washington Times
Immigration is not the ‘top problem’drowning in nearly $20 trillion in debt, threatening our country’s economic sur
Immigration is not the ‘top problem’
The Washington Times / Posted an hour ago
drowning in nearly $20 trillion in debt, threatening our country’s economic survival as never before. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office issued a new report this week that projects the budget deficit this fiscal year will be close to... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Five Years Since Irene, Report Warns of Severe Weather Damage From Climate Changemark the fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I
Five Years Since Irene, Report Warns of Severe Weather Damage From Climate Change
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 hours ago
mark the fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pointed to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office that warns damage from severe weather in future decades is expected to become increasingly common... Read more
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Newsmax
Fortune: 5 Reasons Why Obama Is Wrong About Obamacarefuture. Drawing from Butler’s critique and an exhaustive study of the federal s
Fortune: 5 Reasons Why Obama Is Wrong About Obamacare
Newsmax / Posted 12 hours ago
future. Drawing from Butler’s critique and an exhaustive study of the federal spending on health insurance published by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in March," Fortune's Shawn Tully compiled a list detailing why he thinks the president is... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Obamacare tax credits to protect many people from rate hikespremiums and tax credits rise, the overall cost of Obamacare is still $49 billi
Obamacare tax credits to protect many people from rate hikes
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
premiums and tax credits rise, the overall cost of Obamacare is still $49 billion below the original projections from the Congressional Budget Office. Since 2010, costs per enrollee for both public and private health insurance have grown more... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Government Study Admits Fed Policies Have Deepened Downturn For Manyappear close to regaining all their losses over the same period, according to a
Government Study Admits Fed Policies Have Deepened Downturn For Many
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 hours ago
appear close to regaining all their losses over the same period, according to an analysis released last week by the Congressional Budget Office. – Washington Post This analysis helps prove a point we’ve been making for years: Fed... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?hard to wrap our heads around because that is just not who we are as a country,
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
hard to wrap our heads around because that is just not who we are as a country,” said Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and former economic policy director for the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, John McCain. The... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the great bipartisan success storysome economic value on these households’ health-care benefits. He makes a stron
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the great bipartisan success story
Daily Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
some economic value on these households’ health-care benefits. He makes a strong case that the inflation measures of the Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Reserve are superior to the one used by the Census Bureau. Because the Census... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Despite higher premiums, you can still afford insurance if you qualify for subsidiesassistant secretary for public affairs for HHS said the overall cost of the Aff
Despite higher premiums, you can still afford insurance if you qualify for subsidies
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 hours ago
assistant secretary for public affairs for HHS said the overall cost of the Affordable Care Act is still below what the Congressional Budget Office projected when the law was drafted, although next year's jump in rates could push rates in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obamacare premiums expected to spike; taxpayer subsidies to help consumers foot billcoverage provisions are priced lower than projected in part because of a slowdo
Obamacare premiums expected to spike; taxpayer subsidies to help consumers foot bill
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
coverage provisions are priced lower than projected in part because of a slowdown in health care costs. Yet the Congressional Budget Office in March said the government saved money because the exchanges were less popular than expected so... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama admin: Deficits are now next president’s problemthe rise again, the White House Wednesday officially kicked the problem down th
Obama admin: Deficits are now next president’s problem
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
the rise again, the White House Wednesday officially kicked the problem down the road to the next president. Asked about Congressional Budget Office projections that the federal deficit will spike 33 percent this year, White House press secretary... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBOrecession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBO
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary inferences based on a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The study recalculated the wealth of US families and studied the distribution of that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBOrecession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBO
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary inferences based on a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The study recalculated the wealth of US families and studied the distribution of that... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
What's behind the rising economic inequality?recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary
What's behind the rising economic inequality?
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary inferences based on a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The study recalculated the wealth of US families and studied the distribution of that... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
New study finds most Tennesseans will still be able to get individual coverage for under $75 a monthassistant secretary for public affairs for HHS said the overall cost of the Aff
New study finds most Tennesseans will still be able to get individual coverage for under $75 a month
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
assistant secretary for public affairs for HHS said the overall cost of the Affordable Care Act is still below what the Congressional Budget Office projected when the law was drafted, although next year's jump in rates could push rates in... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the bipartisan success storysome economic value on these households' health-care benefits. He makes a stron
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the bipartisan success story
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
some economic value on these households' health-care benefits. He makes a strong case that the inflation measures of the Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Reserve are superior to the one used by the Census Bureau. Because the Census... Read more
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Roll Call
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)increase. Downplaying the waiver’s effects, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisco
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
increase. Downplaying the waiver’s effects, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin cited an estimate provided by the Congressional Budget Office that it would only increase the number of H-2B workers by 10,000. The issue is persisting in... Read more
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Reuters
EU clears set up of Malta development bankThe U.S. budget deficit is expected to grow to $590 billion in fiscal year 2016
EU clears set up of Malta development bank
Reuters / Posted yesterday
The U.S. budget deficit is expected to grow to $590 billion in fiscal year 2016 due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tu... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US budget deficit to blow out to $US590bnthan forecast in March, shows the deficit increasing in relation to economic ou
US budget deficit to blow out to $US590bn
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
than forecast in March, shows the deficit increasing in relation to economic output for the first time since 2009. The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit is expected to be $US152 billion higher than last year and will equal 3.2 per... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
New estimates: Deficit increase after years of declinesa spike in this year's budget deficit to $590 billion. That's an increase of ab
New estimates: Deficit increase after years of declines
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
a spike in this year's budget deficit to $590 billion. That's an increase of about one-third over last year's tally. The Congressional Budget Office is also lowering its projections of economic growth over the next several years, in part because... Read more
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The Morning Call
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?hard to wrap our heads around because that is just not who we are as a country,
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
hard to wrap our heads around because that is just not who we are as a country,” said Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and former economic policy director for the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, John McCain. The... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?hard to wrap our heads around because that is just not who we are as a country,
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
hard to wrap our heads around because that is just not who we are as a country,” said Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and former economic policy director for the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, John McCain. The... Read more
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Newsmax
CBO: Budget Deficit to Reach $590 Billion for Fiscal 2016due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs
CBO: Budget Deficit to Reach $590 Billion for Fiscal 2016
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday. The estimate, which is $56 billion larger than CBO's forecast in March, shows... Read more
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CNBC
US CBO says budget deficit to reach $590 billion for fiscal 2016due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs
US CBO says budget deficit to reach $590 billion for fiscal 2016
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday. The estimate, which is $56 billion larger than CBO's forecast in March, shows... Read more
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The Hill
2M people off food stamp benefits in last year2005, when hundreds of thousands of recipients of temporary food aid after Hurr
2M people off food stamp benefits in last year
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
2005, when hundreds of thousands of recipients of temporary food aid after Hurricane Katrina began losing benefits. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says the continued economic recovery is likely to further reduce the number of Americans... Read more
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The Hill
CBO projects larger federal deficit in 2016will run up a larger-than-expected deficit in 2016 after anemic economic growth
CBO projects larger federal deficit in 2016
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
will run up a larger-than-expected deficit in 2016 after anemic economic growth in the first half of the year, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Tuesday. The CBO is projecting that the weaker economy will help drive up the federal... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US CBO says budget deficit to reach US$590 billion for fiscal 2016due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs
US CBO says budget deficit to reach US$590 billion for fiscal 2016
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday. The estimate, which is US$56 billion larger than CBO's forecast in March, shows... Read more
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Salon.com
New estimates: Deficit increase after years of declinesa spike in this year’s budget deficit to $590 billion. That’s an increase of a
New estimates: Deficit increase after years of declines
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
a spike in this year’s budget deficit to $590 billion. That’s an increase of about one-third over last year’s tally. The Congressional Budget Office is also lowering its projections of economic growth over the next several years, in part because... Read more
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Accounting Today
Clinton Team Faults Trump on Possible 'King of Debt' Tax Benefit“sharply negative” effective tax rates on their income from debt-financed inves
Clinton Team Faults Trump on Possible 'King of Debt' Tax Benefit
Accounting Today / Posted 2 days ago
“sharply negative” effective tax rates on their income from debt-financed investments, according to a 2014 report from the Congressional Budget Office: as low as -61 percent. Partnerships and other types of real-estate companies could see an... Read more
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Daily Herald
New estimates: Deficit increase after years of declinesa spike in this year's budget deficit to $590 billion. That's an increase of ab
New estimates: Deficit increase after years of declines
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a spike in this year's budget deficit to $590 billion. That's an increase of about one-third over last year's tally. The Congressional Budget Office is also lowering its projections of economic growth over the next several years, in part because... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. CBO says budget deficit to reach $590 billion for fiscal 2016due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs
U.S. CBO says budget deficit to reach $590 billion for fiscal 2016
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday. The estimate, which is $56 billion larger than CBO's forecast in March, shows... Read more
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The Washington Times
Poor economy, continued spending mean more red ink for federal governmentThe deficit will spike 33 percent this year, the Congressional Budget Office sa
Poor economy, continued spending mean more red ink for federal government
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The deficit will spike 33 percent this year, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, saying the gains of the last six years are coming to an end. An economy still struggling to recover from the Wall Street collapse has kept government revenue... Read more
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CNBC
The other wealth gap dividing America's earnersanother, more obscure trend driving income inequality in the U.S.: The aging po
The other wealth gap dividing America's earners
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
another, more obscure trend driving income inequality in the U.S.: The aging population. According to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Americans ages 65 and older were the only group that grew their median wealth between 1989... Read more
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NBC News
The two Obamacares: One plank of law succeeds, while other limpscities, Americans have many choices. In New York City, 10 different insurance c
The two Obamacares: One plank of law succeeds, while other limps
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
cities, Americans have many choices. In New York City, 10 different insurance companies offered plans last year. But the Congressional Budget Office initially estimated that 21 million Americans would be enrolled in the marketplaces by now. Only... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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News 8000
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsdefense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a shar
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
defense and domestic spending is on track to fall to its lowest level as a share of GDP since 1962, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and candidates typically dodge dealing with the real debt drivers --... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Health insurers eye steep increases as enrollment period nears— have bought health plans on the marketplaces than projected, despite the pena
Health insurers eye steep increases as enrollment period nears
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
— have bought health plans on the marketplaces than projected, despite the penalty for not having health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office projected that 21 million people would be covered by marketplace plans this year. Instead, an... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Health insurers eye steep increases as enrollment period nears— have bought health plans on the marketplaces than projected, despite the pena
Health insurers eye steep increases as enrollment period nears
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
— have bought health plans on the marketplaces than projected, despite the penalty for not having health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office projected that 21 million people would be covered by marketplace plans this year. Instead, an... Read more
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