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Raw Story
Trump’s higher ed proposals could leave poor students out of collegethere are large fiscal implications of shifting back to a bank-based system. A
Trump’s higher ed proposals could leave poor students out of college
Raw Story / Posted 7 hours ago
there are large fiscal implications of shifting back to a bank-based system. At the time the 2010 legislation passed, the Congressional Budget Office had estimated that the federal government would save almost US$10 billion per year that had been... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama’s nuclear policies also point to the administration’
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
Orange County Register / Posted 7 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama’s nuclear policies also point to the administration’s big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration’s plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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Japan Today
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit ‹ Japan Todaythe U.S., critics of Obama’s nuclear policies also point to the administration’
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama’s nuclear policies also point to the administration’s big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration’s plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Fixing America’s Bridgesmore efficient and overall federal government spending on infrastructure has de
Fixing America’s Bridges
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 10 hours ago
more efficient and overall federal government spending on infrastructure has declined 9% from 2003-14, according to the Congressional Budget Office. According to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, every state has some... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Obama defends his nuclear recordthe US, critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's
Obama defends his nuclear record
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
the US, critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernisation. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348bn... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
President Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
President Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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Salon.com
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama’s nuclear policies also point to the administration’
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
Salon.com / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama’s nuclear policies also point to the administration’s big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration’s plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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Daily Herald
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
Daily Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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ABC News
Obama Defends His Nuclear Record on Eve of Hiroshima Visitthe U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration'
Obama Defends His Nuclear Record on Eve of Hiroshima Visit
ABC News / Posted 12 hours ago
the U.S., critics of Obama's nuclear policies also point to the administration's big budget for nuclear modernization. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in January 2015 that the administration's plans for nuclear forces would cost $348... Read more
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Boston Herald
Promise & Peril: Donald Trump moderate on inversion taxin the realm of reasonable, relative to what else has been proposed,” said Edwa
Promise & Peril: Donald Trump moderate on inversion tax
Boston Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
in the realm of reasonable, relative to what else has been proposed,” said Edward Kleinbard, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and a proponent of progressive tax policies who described himself as “on the other side of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Donald Trump moderate on inversion taxin the realm of reasonable, relative to what else has been proposed,” said Edwa
Donald Trump moderate on inversion tax
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
in the realm of reasonable, relative to what else has been proposed,” said Edward Kleinbard, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and a proponent of progressive tax policies who described himself as “on the other side of the... Read more
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CNN
America's crumbling infrastructuremore efficient and overall federal government spending on infrastructure has de
America's crumbling infrastructure
CNN / Posted yesterday
more efficient and overall federal government spending on infrastructure has declined 9% from 2003-14, according to the Congressional Budget Office. According to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, every state has some... Read more
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NBC News
Ahead of Obama Visit, Hiroshima Survivor Recounts Bombing, Hopes for Futuregoodness, those procession of ghosts, I call them, because the people did not l
Ahead of Obama Visit, Hiroshima Survivor Recounts Bombing, Hopes for Future
NBC News / Posted yesterday
goodness, those procession of ghosts, I call them, because the people did not look like human beings." Last January, the Congressional Budget Office projected that the Obama administration's plans to operate, maintain and modernize its nuclear... Read more
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Salon.com
Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa programShaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to e
Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa program
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Shaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to extend and expand the visa program. The Congressional Budget Office estimated the additional 4,000 visas would cost $446 million over the next 10 years. Afghans who... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa programShaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to e
Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa program
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
Shaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to extend and expand the visa program. The Congressional Budget Office estimated the additional 4,000 visas would cost $446 million over the next 10 years. Afghans who... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa programShaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to e
Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa program
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
Shaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to extend and expand the visa program. The Congressional Budget Office estimated the additional 4,000 visas would cost $446 million over the next 10 years. Afghans who... Read more
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ABC News
Top General Urges Lawmakers to Preserve Afghan Visa ProgramShaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to e
Top General Urges Lawmakers to Preserve Afghan Visa Program
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Shaheen, D.N.H., who plans to offer an amendment in the Senate with McCain to extend and expand the visa program. The Congressional Budget Office estimated the additional 4,000 visas would cost $446 million over the next 10 years. Afghans who... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Campaign Ad Watch: Spot hitting Portman on Social Security privatization misleadingsubstantially higher taxes or a combination of both, Congress cannot balance th
Campaign Ad Watch: Spot hitting Portman on Social Security privatization misleading
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
substantially higher taxes or a combination of both, Congress cannot balance the budget any time soon. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office projects the federal government will run annual deficits throughout the next decade in large part... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Insurance Department announces intent to reject big health insurance rate increasesrates remain well below expectations when the law was passed. Marketplace rates
Insurance Department announces intent to reject big health insurance rate increases
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
rates remain well below expectations when the law was passed. Marketplace rates for 2014 came in about 15% below Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections in 2010. Better-than-expected Marketplace premiums are due in large part to... Read more
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The Hill
Appropriationsappropriations process is off to a historically early start. CBO: Highway fund
Appropriations
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
appropriations process is off to a historically early start. CBO: Highway fund will face shortfall under Obama budget The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Thursday that the Department of Transportation’s ... Senators set 'principles' to... Read more
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DMNews
Mailers Want a Quick-Fix Reform Bill, But Will USPS Go Along?wondered if Brennan has further motivation in insisting on the permanent rate i
Mailers Want a Quick-Fix Reform Bill, But Will USPS Go Along?
DMNews / Posted 2 days ago
wondered if Brennan has further motivation in insisting on the permanent rate increase beyond the $2 billion. “The Congressional Budget Office only scores in [a bill's] favor if it's guaranteed by the money. They discount anything that's... Read more
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Daily Press
Action urged stalled VA projects, including one in Hampton Roadscare. Three more are under construction. The holdup is tied to a recent change
Action urged stalled VA projects, including one in Hampton Roads
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
care. Three more are under construction. The holdup is tied to a recent change in how these projects are scored by the Congressional Budget Office. The projects are submitted as leases – even if it results in new construction, the VA would... Read more
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Roll Call
VA Health Care Overhaul Passes Houseto take the spotlight. The compromise bill passed by the House Wednesday would
VA Health Care Overhaul Passes House
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
to take the spotlight. The compromise bill passed by the House Wednesday would provide about $17 billion to the VA. The Congressional Budget Office said that because of offsets, the bill would only add about $10 billion to the deficit over a... Read more
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The Hill
GOP duo unveils healthcare bill maintaining parts of ObamaCarecould stay in the current system if they wanted. A better picture of the cost
GOP duo unveils healthcare bill maintaining parts of ObamaCare
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
could stay in the current system if they wanted. A better picture of the cost and coverage effects of the bill would come with an analysis from the Congressional Budget Office, which has not been conducted. “We will be selling this,” Sessions s... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Destroying Medicare to Save ObamaCare: Hillary Clinton's "Public Option" Plancongressional legislation sponsored by leading Democrats that bear no resemblan
Destroying Medicare to Save ObamaCare: Hillary Clinton's "Public Option" Plan
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
congressional legislation sponsored by leading Democrats that bear no resemblance to the original model. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the “public options” described in the Democrats’ legislation might enroll 10 million people and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine among states eyeing wallets of richest residents with income-tax measuresa gain of about 40 percent for the middle 60 percent of America’s income distri
Maine among states eyeing wallets of richest residents with income-tax measures
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
a gain of about 40 percent for the middle 60 percent of America’s income distribution, according to a 2011 study by the Congressional Budget Office. Congress in 2013 permanently extended the George W. Bush-era tax cuts for most people while... Read more
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Market Watch
Unsustainable national debt should be tackled at G-7 summiton debt-burdened countries themselves. The problem is bad and getting worse al
Unsustainable national debt should be tackled at G-7 summit
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
on debt-burdened countries themselves. The problem is bad and getting worse almost everywhere. In the United States, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that the federal government debt doubled over the past decade, from 36% of gross... Read more
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Newsmax
Debt King Trump, Bridge Builder Clinton Equal Bigger Deficitsbillion next, driven in part by increased outlays for Social Security and gover
Debt King Trump, Bridge Builder Clinton Equal Bigger Deficits
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
billion next, driven in part by increased outlays for Social Security and government health-care programs, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The thrust of his proposals probably would lead to more government red ink and a bigger fiscal... Read more
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Al.com
Cutting Medicaid drug coverage is no way for Alabama to save moneyhigh blood pressure, COPD, HIV, mental illness, and other chronic conditions.
Cutting Medicaid drug coverage is no way for Alabama to save money
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
high blood pressure, COPD, HIV, mental illness, and other chronic conditions. In the federal government, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that total program costs for Medicare fall 0.2 percent for every 1 percent increase in... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Breaking down the fatal flaw in Clinton’s Medicare planare two basic paths she could take.The first is to charge these new enrollees t
Breaking down the fatal flaw in Clinton’s Medicare plan
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
are two basic paths she could take.The first is to charge these new enrollees the full cost of insuring them. In 2008, the Congressional Budget Office estimated that putting 62-to-64-year-olds on Medicare would add costs of about $7,600 per... Read more
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The Hill
Time runs short on House GOP bill tackling mental health, mass shootingson cutting the bill’s costs. The bill would allow Medicaid to cover more care
Time runs short on House GOP bill tackling mental health, mass shootings
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
on cutting the bill’s costs. The bill would allow Medicaid to cover more care at mental health facilities, but the Congressional Budget Office has put a price tag on the change of $40 to $60 billion over 10 years. That change is now being... Read more
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The Financial Express
Rethinking FRBM: Address counter-cyclicality & ‘crowding out’ of private investmentthe concept of structurally adjusted growth—that needs to be calculated from ti
Rethinking FRBM: Address counter-cyclicality & ‘crowding out’ of private investment
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
the concept of structurally adjusted growth—that needs to be calculated from time to time and then monitored. A US-style Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that monitors such a structurally adjusted deficit—and reports directly to Parliament – is... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Jeffrey Scharf: Everybody’s Business: US debt continues to growgovernment indebtedness. The U.S. government has accumulated debt of $19 trill
Jeffrey Scharf: Everybody’s Business: US debt continues to grow
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
government indebtedness. The U.S. government has accumulated debt of $19 trillion and the amount grows by the day. The Congressional Budget Office projects a deficit of $544 billion in 2016, up from $439 billion in 2015. Publicly held debt now... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Gerald Friedman: How the Dogmatic Despair of Mainstream Economists Brought You Donald Trumpwe accept the (flawed) premise that the total supply of goods and services equa
Gerald Friedman: How the Dogmatic Despair of Mainstream Economists Brought You Donald Trump
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
we accept the (flawed) premise that the total supply of goods and services equals total demand, then we can agree with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that potential output is best measured by observing actual output. And, with that — presto!... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Former Rep. Tom Campbell speaks at Santa Cruz Chamber lunchdebt, which is set to exceed the gross domestic product by 2040 if laws stay un
Former Rep. Tom Campbell speaks at Santa Cruz Chamber lunch
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
debt, which is set to exceed the gross domestic product by 2040 if laws stay unchanged, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. But Campbell said it’s a real possibility that there could be one party ruling, and that party... Read more
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The Hindu
Obama’s nuclear pilgrimagemissile that can carry nuclear warheads, the B61-12s, new Ohio class submarines
Obama’s nuclear pilgrimage
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
missile that can carry nuclear warheads, the B61-12s, new Ohio class submarines and long-range bombers. According to the Congressional Budget Office, America’s nuclear arsenal will cost $348 billion to upgrade and maintain over the next decade.... Read more
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Reuters
Congress forecasters see major savings from sentencing reformsspending by $251 million and reduce revenues by $8 million over the same period
Congress forecasters see major savings from sentencing reforms
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
spending by $251 million and reduce revenues by $8 million over the same period, according to the estimate by the U.S. Congressional Budget Office. The new savings estimate buoyed supporters of the bipartisan measure to lower mandatory minimum... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Beware the zombie programsrepresentatives in Congress -- account for roughly $310 billion in government s
Beware the zombie programs
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
representatives in Congress -- account for roughly $310 billion in government spending, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office. The Department of Veterans Affairs, which we now know has categorically failed to serve the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Lawmakers Are Finally Voting To End A 15-Old War Authorizationin favor of studying the effect of mandating that women sign up for selective s
Lawmakers Are Finally Voting To End A 15-Old War Authorization
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
in favor of studying the effect of mandating that women sign up for selective service because of complex House rules. The Congressional Budget Office actually predicted that the original amendment would have saved taxpayers roughly $50 million... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hillary Clinton's modestly radical idea for Medicareto the full cost of their coverage. That would probably be at least $7,600 for
Hillary Clinton's modestly radical idea for Medicare
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
to the full cost of their coverage. That would probably be at least $7,600 for people in their early 60s -- an estimate the Congressional Budget Office came up with in 2008. Today, the figure would be even higher, and it's not clear how many people... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Trumped! Washington's Fiscal Hypocrisy Is Too Rich For Wordsto worry. We will grow our way out of it. As we indicated last week, Imperial W
Trumped! Washington's Fiscal Hypocrisy Is Too Rich For Words
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
to worry. We will grow our way out of it. As we indicated last week, Imperial Washington’s official fiscal scorekeeper, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), has deemed in its Keynesian wisdom that the business cycle has officially been vanquished... Read more
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