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Mccain Economic Plan

Sam Stein

McCain Prepping 'Contract With America' Style Economic Plan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain is putting together a major economic plan that will be structured, in some ways, off of Newt Gingrich's famous Contract With America....

McCain vows to whip Obama's 'you know what'

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. — Republican John McCain vowed Sunday to "whip" Democratic rival Barack Obama's "you-know-what" when the two presidential candida...

WSJ Editorial Board Hits McCain For Cox Threat: "Deeply Unfair ... Un-Presidential"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The conservative Wall Street Journal editorial board finds John McCain's sudden economic policy shifts less than inspiring: John McCain has made it ...

Keepin' It (A Little Bit) Real

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

The GOP'll be working hard this week to convince the median, undecided voter that contrary to reality, McCain's economics are different than Bush's, and that Obama will raise taxes on almost everyone.

Economists Skeptical Of McCain's Plan To Balance Budget By 2013

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The package of spending and tax cuts proposed by Senator John McCain is unlikely to achieve his goal of balancing the federal budget by 2013, economis...

McCain's Tax-Cut Economics: Utterly Unaffordable

Demos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Supply-side economics or, more to the point, economic policy centered on tax cuts simply does not work. Without question, McCain's plan will pile $2 trillion to $5.7 trillion onto the federal debt.

McCain's Fantasy War On Earmarks

Washington Post | Michael Dobbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain boasts that he can save $100 billion a year "immediately" by eliminating the so-called earmarks that legislators attach to spending bills ...

Seth Colter Walls

Latest McCain Economic Proposal Seen As Incoherent | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 2007, Sen. John McCain blamed out-of-control GOP spending for the Democrats' takeover of the House of Representatives. "We came to power in 1994 to...

Economist Jared Bernstein Crunches The Candidates

JB Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
JB Powell

The current economic meltdown can be traced to McCain's financial adviser. McCain wants to further deregulate capital markets and cut taxes. McCain-onomics are Bush-onomics, but more so.