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Deficit Panel

Peter S. Goodman

Long-Term Deficit Fears, Short-Term Pain

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sample the rhetoric spewing out of Washington and saturating the media and you could come away with the idea that the United States is about to spend ...

"Smart Retirement Decisions" to Reduce the Debt

David Bank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Bank

The co-chairs have cracked the door for truly new -- and voluntary -- approaches that can boost the economy and cut the debt by helping people do what they want to do anyway -- make a contribution and improve their financial security.

Obama To Appoint Deficit Panel With Or Without Congressional Support

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Determined to have a deficit commission with or without Congress' backing, President Barack Obama plans to announce on Thursday tha...

Deficit Commission Gains Traction In White House

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A bi-partisan commission that would tame the federal deficit by limiting cost-cutting decisions to a select number of lawmakers is gaining traction in...