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Zero Hedge
"If..."threat from this debt explosion was admirably addressed several years ago by a
"If..."
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
threat from this debt explosion was admirably addressed several years ago by a bipartisan piece of proposed legislation: Simpson/Bowles. Oh, yeah—remember that blast from the past? The only problem is that it was not just in the past, it also... Read more
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The Hill
Obama-backed Dem makes gains in Pa. primaryshe accused Sestak, a former House member, of backing cuts to the program and h
Obama-backed Dem makes gains in Pa. primary
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
she accused Sestak, a former House member, of backing cuts to the program and highlighted his past support for the 2010 Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan. The independent expenditure arm for EMILY’s List ran a TV ad also accusing Sestak of... Read more
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Roll Call
In Maryland Senate Race: Is 'Compromise' a Dirty Word?has denied he would ever cut Social Security or Medicare, saying his opponent w
In Maryland Senate Race: Is 'Compromise' a Dirty Word?
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
has denied he would ever cut Social Security or Medicare, saying his opponent was taking his previous, broad praise of the Simpson Bowles deficit-reduction plan out of context. But his campaign is equally adamant about not backing down from his... Read more
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The Morning Call
Skirmish grows over Social Security ad in Senate raceraised the retirement age and changed how benefits are calculated. That Nation
Skirmish grows over Social Security ad in Senate race
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
raised the retirement age and changed how benefits are calculated. That National Debt Commission proposal – known as the Simpson-Bowles plan – has become a flash point in several U.S. Senate races this year. In Maryland, Democratic candidates... Read more
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Roll Call
How Simpson-Bowles Is Hindering Democratic Candidatesin Pennsylvania. But the two Democratic candidates for Senate share an importa
How Simpson-Bowles Is Hindering Democratic Candidates
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
in Pennsylvania. But the two Democratic candidates for Senate share an important similarity: Both once praised the Simpson-Bowles deficit-reduction plan — and are now paying the price. Van Hollen, who is running against fellow Rep. Donna... Read more
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Business Insider
This is the smartest fix for America's crumbling infrastructurewho either hold them directly or through mutual funds. Elimination of the tax
This is the smartest fix for America's crumbling infrastructure
Business Insider / Posted 23 days ago
who either hold them directly or through mutual funds. Elimination of the tax exemption has been proposed by the Simpson-Bowles Commission charged with offering a plan to improve the nation’s fiscal outlook, and by former Sen. Tom Coburn... Read more
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The Telegraph
Taxes to lure votersfacing Barack Obama when he became president. To tackle it, he appointed a com
Taxes to lure voters
The Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
facing Barack Obama when he became president. To tackle it, he appointed a commission in January 2010 chaired by Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson. It submitted a provisional report in 2010 and a final report in 2013. It proposed a reduction in... Read more
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CNBC
Alan Simpson: Grover Norquist is 'a fraud'to Simpson's remarks, Norquist emailed a statement to CNBC, which read in part:
Alan Simpson: Grover Norquist is 'a fraud'
CNBC / Posted 27 days ago
to Simpson's remarks, Norquist emailed a statement to CNBC, which read in part: "Interesting how they didn't deny that Simpson Bowles was a massive tax increase and a massive spending increase." Norquist also wrote: "Even the internal score of... Read more
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Philly.com
McGinty campaign chair Rendell once lauded plan she's now attackingand Republicans must accept tax reforms resulting in higher revenue,” Rendell w
McGinty campaign chair Rendell once lauded plan she's now attacking
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
and Republicans must accept tax reforms resulting in higher revenue,” Rendell wrote in the Inquirer in 2012, lauding the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan, a sweeping outline aimed at mixing spending cuts and tax hikes to bring the federal... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Battle over Social Security rages on in Senate contestI think when it comes to things like Social Security, again, you've gotta take
Battle over Social Security rages on in Senate contest
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
I think when it comes to things like Social Security, again, you've gotta take a mixed approach. I mean if you look at Simpson Bowles or other plans, again, they have a combination of additional revenue, along with spending reform. MURRAY: But... Read more
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Philly.com
Sestak, McGinty, Fetterman take the gloves off in debate for Dems. running for the Senateaddressed the charges face-to-face. McGinty, Gov. Wolf's former chief of staff
Sestak, McGinty, Fetterman take the gloves off in debate for Dems. running for the Senate
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
addressed the charges face-to-face. McGinty, Gov. Wolf's former chief of staff, has cited Sestak's support of the 2010 Simpson-Bowles plan, a broad deficit-reduction blueprint that includes cuts to Social Security, to go after him on that... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Donna Edwards hits Chris Van Hollen in Maryland Senate adin other interviews that he would not accept cuts to Social Security laid out i
Donna Edwards hits Chris Van Hollen in Maryland Senate ad
Baltimore Sun / Posted 30 days ago
in other interviews that he would not accept cuts to Social Security laid out in the 2010 deficit reduction plan known as Simpson-Bowles. Neither candidate has received significant sums of campaign cash from the banking industry, and their... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Social Security plays prominent role in Senate contestSocial Security should serve as the "framework" for averting the cliff. The co
Social Security plays prominent role in Senate contest
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
Social Security should serve as the "framework" for averting the cliff. The controversial proposalcame to be known as the Simpson-Bowles plan after the co-chairs who helped craft it: Alan Simpson, a Republican formersenator from Wyoming, and... Read more
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