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Slate
Too Many Americans Live on the Edge of Eviction. Here’s How to Fix the Problem.annually if only those below the 30th percentile for their regional median inco
Too Many Americans Live on the Edge of Eviction. Here’s How to Fix the Problem.
Slate / Posted 10 hours ago
annually if only those below the 30th percentile for their regional median income were included. Last September, the Congressional Budget Office estimated it would cost $41 billion if those earning less than 50 percent of regional income were... Read more
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The Hill
ObamaCare enrollment drops to 11.1Madministration says it still projects that about 10 million people will remain
ObamaCare enrollment drops to 11.1M
The Hill / Posted yesterday
administration says it still projects that about 10 million people will remain signed up by the end of they year. The Congressional Budget Office had at one point projected that 2016 enrollment would be as high as 21 million people. ObamaCare... Read more
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The Hill
Obama signs Puerto Rico bill | Trump steps up attacks on trade | Dodd-Frank backers cheer 'too big to fail' decision | New pressure to fill Ex-Im boardwas developed at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. The project
Obama signs Puerto Rico bill | Trump steps up attacks on trade | Dodd-Frank backers cheer 'too big to fail' decision | New pressure to fill Ex-Im board
The Hill / Posted yesterday
was developed at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. The project was led by professor Kent Smetters, a former Congressional Budget Office economist and Treasury Department deputy secretary, and advised by high-profile budget... Read more
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The Hill
Social Security to run dry three years sooner than expected: studythe Social Security Administration’s forecast. ADVERTISEMENT The project was
Social Security to run dry three years sooner than expected: study
The Hill / Posted yesterday
the Social Security Administration’s forecast. ADVERTISEMENT The project was led by professor Kent Smetters, a former Congressional Budget Office economist and Treasury Department deputy secretary, and advised by high-profile budget... Read more
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Fortune
The Senate Has Passed the Puerto Rico Debt Relief Billthe tab while it is struggling to reduce its debt. Sanders blasted this as “col
The Senate Has Passed the Puerto Rico Debt Relief Bill
Fortune / Posted yesterday
the tab while it is struggling to reduce its debt. Sanders blasted this as “colonialism at its worst.” The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, which issued that estimate, said that about $350 million of the total “would primarily cover... Read more
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Breitbart
Dog Bites Man: Hedge-fund Billionaire Paul Singer Slams Populist Donald Trumpprograms, which would also increase salaries for American college-grads. Moody
Dog Bites Man: Hedge-fund Billionaire Paul Singer Slams Populist Donald Trump
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
programs, which would also increase salaries for American college-grads. Moody’s report echoes the 2013, report by the Congressional Budget Office, which predicted that the much-touted “comprehensive immigration reform plan” would shift... Read more
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Raw Story
Senate approves debt relief plan for Puerto Ricothe tab while it is struggling to reduce its debt. Sanders blasted this as “col
Senate approves debt relief plan for Puerto Rico
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
the tab while it is struggling to reduce its debt. Sanders blasted this as “colonialism at its worst.” The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, which issued that estimate, said that about $350 million of the total “would primarily cover... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senate panel grants more visas for Afghans who supported U.S.from start to finish. Shaheen said the supply of visas could expire by end of
Senate panel grants more visas for Afghans who supported U.S.
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
from start to finish. Shaheen said the supply of visas could expire by end of the year unless more were approved. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated the additional 4,000 visas would cost $446 million over the next 10 years. Afghans... Read more
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Salon.com
Senate panel grants more visas for Afghans who supported USfrom start to finish. Shaheen said the supply of visas could expire by end of
Senate panel grants more visas for Afghans who supported US
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
from start to finish. Shaheen said the supply of visas could expire by end of the year unless more were approved. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated the additional 4,000 visas would cost $446 million over the next 10 years. Afghans... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Senate panel grants more visas for Afghans who supported USfrom start to finish. Shaheen said the supply of visas could expire by end of
Senate panel grants more visas for Afghans who supported US
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
from start to finish. Shaheen said the supply of visas could expire by end of the year unless more were approved. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated the additional 4,000 visas would cost $446 million over the next 10 years. Afghans... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Health Care Costs Are Rising Sharply, And It Will Get Much Worsein 2016 despite lower than expected enrollment in the health care exchanges, ac
Health Care Costs Are Rising Sharply, And It Will Get Much Worse
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
in 2016 despite lower than expected enrollment in the health care exchanges, according to a forecast by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). In its latest 10-year economic forecast, CBO predicted that 13 million Americans would... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Republicans push for Flint aid billbe paid for by cutting funds from the Energy Department’s Advanced Vehicle Manu
Senate Republicans push for Flint aid bill
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
be paid for by cutting funds from the Energy Department’s Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing Technology loan program. The Congressional Budget Office scored the bill earlier this week, confirming that the cost of the legislation is fully offset,... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Increased IRS Budget Would Cut US Tax Gap: CBOby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington29 June 2016 The Congressional Budget
Increased IRS Budget Would Cut US Tax Gap: CBO
Tax-News.com / Posted 2 days ago
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington29 June 2016 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated that increasing the enforcement budget of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as proposed by... Read more
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Breitbart
Hillary Clinton’s Vow To College Grads: I’ll Outsource Your Jobs To Foreign Graduatesmore of the nation’s annual income to wealthy investors, and away from working
Hillary Clinton’s Vow To College Grads: I’ll Outsource Your Jobs To Foreign Graduates
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
more of the nation’s annual income to wealthy investors, and away from working Americans, according to a 2013 study by the Congressional Budget Office. These current numbers of foreign college graduates in the United States understates the danger... Read more
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KERA North Texas
FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, Annotatedof claim when Warren made a similar one in 2013. He wrote that "profits" from s
FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, Annotated
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
of claim when Warren made a similar one in 2013. He wrote that "profits" from subsidized Stafford loans showed up when the Congressional Budget Office used an accounting method called FCRA — a method that the CBO itself has said doesn't correctly... Read more
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Roll Call
Senate Democrats Call for New Zika Talksalarms about the offsets themselves. Several GOP senators said they needed to
Senate Democrats Call for New Zika Talks
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
alarms about the offsets themselves. Several GOP senators said they needed to review the package more carefully after a Congressional Budget Office report cast doubts on whether the savings used to pay for part of the bill was derived from money... Read more
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The Signal
Cher Gilmore: The benefits of cutting carbonfee and dividend program would be the fastest, most effective and most efficien
Cher Gilmore: The benefits of cutting carbon
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
fee and dividend program would be the fastest, most effective and most efficient plan for reducing carbon emissions. While Congressional Budget Office studies have shown that a straight carbon tax would be a drag on the economy, they did not... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump Campaign Details 49 Blistering Allegations about Hillary Clinton“ObamaCare Is A Job-Killing Disaster” On this assertion, Trump cites a Joint C
Trump Campaign Details 49 Blistering Allegations about Hillary Clinton
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
“ObamaCare Is A Job-Killing Disaster” On this assertion, Trump cites a Joint Committee on Taxation report and the Congressional Budget Office noting that the Affordable Care Act implements $859.7 billion in taxes on small businesses and... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Trump or Clinton? One budget, tax proposal would add $10T to deficitcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Trump or Clinton? One budget, tax proposal would add $10T to deficit
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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The Hill
A bipartisan bright spot we can’t afford to pass up: child welfare reformthe costs associated with improving staff quality and the lack of flexibility i
A bipartisan bright spot we can’t afford to pass up: child welfare reform
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
the costs associated with improving staff quality and the lack of flexibility in implementing the new requirements. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that watering down those staffing quality provisions would cost the federal government... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Trump's budget to see debt soar: study86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget adv
Trump's budget to see debt soar: study
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Study: Donald Trump's budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Study: Donald Trump's budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debt
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debt
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Study: Donald Trump's budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Study: Donald Trump's budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debt
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Herald Sun
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget adv
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Weekly Times
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget adv
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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News.com.au
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget adv
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Perth Now
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget adv
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget adv
Trump's budget sees debt soar $US10tln
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
86 per cent of the economy. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debt
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debt
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Island Packet
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debt
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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Daily Herald
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debt
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Study: Trump budget, tax plans add at least $10T to debt
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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ABC News
Study: Trump Budget, Tax Plans Add at Least $10T to Debtcorporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget a
Study: Trump Budget, Tax Plans Add at Least $10T to Debt
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
corporate rate to 20 percent. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget advocates for smaller deficits, and, like the Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan groups, warns that the government's projected deficits and debt will become... Read more
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CBS News
Budget group: Debt jumps under Donald Trump, remains steady under Hillary Clintonthe debt than Hillary Clinton's," President Maya MacGuineas said Sunday on CBS'
Budget group: Debt jumps under Donald Trump, remains steady under Hillary Clinton
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
the debt than Hillary Clinton's," President Maya MacGuineas said Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation." Under current law, the Congressional Budget Office has projected that the debt will grow by $10 trillion over the next decade, bringing it to 86... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Clinton tax plan getting more scrutinythe $9.3 trillion in fresh debt the government is expected to pile up from 2017
Clinton tax plan getting more scrutiny
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
the $9.3 trillion in fresh debt the government is expected to pile up from 2017 through 2027, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. “The fundamental problem that the next president will inherit from Barack Obama is a federal... Read more
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Roll Call
The Surprising Evolution of House Republicans on Taxesthat makes a variety of assumptions about the impacts the proposals will have o
The Surprising Evolution of House Republicans on Taxes
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
that makes a variety of assumptions about the impacts the proposals will have on various sectors of the economy. The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation, the offices that produce official cost estimates of... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...can: I don’t think anyone believes that she believes what she is saying,” said
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
can: I don’t think anyone believes that she believes what she is saying,” said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and an economic adviser in 2008 to Republican presidential nominee John McCain. Sen. Rob... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...can: I don’t think anyone believes that she believes what she is saying,” said
Clinton backing more than a dozen tax changes; she’s in Cincy...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
can: I don’t think anyone believes that she believes what she is saying,” said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and an economic adviser in 2008 to Republican presidential nominee John McCain. Sen. Rob... Read more
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The Hill
Waterways bill eyed as solution for Flintbe paid for by cutting funds from the Energy Department’s Advanced Vehicle Manu
Waterways bill eyed as solution for Flint
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
be paid for by cutting funds from the Energy Department’s Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing Technology loan program. The Congressional Budget Office scored the bill earlier this week, confirming that the cost of the legislation is fully offset,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan pushes to reform food stamp programNutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, spiked during the rece
U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan pushes to reform food stamp program
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, spiked during the recession according to a 2015 report by the Congressional Budget Office. In fiscal year 2014, 47 million people, — about 1 in 7 residents in the U.S. — received SNAP... Read more
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Orange County Register
Big labor breaks its promise to California taxpayersalso save billions of federal dollars per year.” This argument works better in
Big labor breaks its promise to California taxpayers
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
also save billions of federal dollars per year.” This argument works better in theory than in practice. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated in 2014 that a higher minimum wage would have little net impact – positive or negative... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The long-awaited Republican health-care planthat when you repeal the ACA, you'll be tossing tens of millions of Americans o
The long-awaited Republican health-care plan
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
that when you repeal the ACA, you'll be tossing tens of millions of Americans off their health coverage. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that in the first year after repeal, there would be 20 million more people without... Read more
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New York Magazine
Paul Ryan’s Plan for Everything: Hide the Numberscannot be calculated, because Republicans have, again, omitted the key details.
Paul Ryan’s Plan for Everything: Hide the Numbers
New York Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
cannot be calculated, because Republicans have, again, omitted the key details. “House Republicans have estimates from the Congressional Budget Office on how their health care plan, released Wednesday, would affect the federal deficit,” reports... Read more
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USA Today
Britain breaks awaybusinesses, go to school, take more demanding jobs and pay taxes. The impact wo
Britain breaks away
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
businesses, go to school, take more demanding jobs and pay taxes. The impact would be so profound that the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office projects that it would slash federal budget deficits by nearly $200 billion over 10 years. Yet... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump would level the economy: Moody’s calls the GOP nominee’s proposals a disaster in the makinggood about Trump’s plans under any scenario. Their analysis, using the same met
Trump would level the economy: Moody’s calls the GOP nominee’s proposals a disaster in the making
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
good about Trump’s plans under any scenario. Their analysis, using the same metrics as the Federal Reserve Board and the Congressional Budget office, is based on an agenda laid out in his speeches and interviews and on his website. While they... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Obama threatens to veto Zika spending billwas to a pot of money aimed at helping territories set up health insurance exch
Obama threatens to veto Zika spending bill
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 8 days ago
was to a pot of money aimed at helping territories set up health insurance exchanges under the law. None did so, and the Congressional Budget Office estimates that cutting the program won't actually save any money. Also, Democrats privately... Read more
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FOX News
White House threatens to veto $1.1B GOP Zika billwas to a pot of money aimed at helping territories set up health insurance exch
White House threatens to veto $1.1B GOP Zika bill
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
was to a pot of money aimed at helping territories set up health insurance exchanges under the law. None did so, and the Congressional Budget Office estimates that cutting the program won't actually save any money. Also, Democrats privately... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Obama threatens to veto Zika spending billwas to a pot of money aimed at helping territories set up health insurance exch
Obama threatens to veto Zika spending bill
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 8 days ago
was to a pot of money aimed at helping territories set up health insurance exchanges under the law. None did so, and the Congressional Budget Office estimates that cutting the program won't actually save any money. Also, Democrats privately... Read more
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