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Building a New American Agenda

(3) Comments | Posted May 26, 2010 | 1:30 PM

Americans looking for change in Washington have been sadly shortchanged. During an economic crisis that led many to lose their jobs, their homes, or significant chunks of their household budgets, Congress has been busy growing government. Even as private sector jobs disappear, federal jobs and federal salaries are exploding. As...
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Unhappy Fiscal New Year

(7) Comments | Posted October 1, 2009 | 11:55 AM

The federal government's fiscal year begins October 1, and there's little reason to believe this year will be better than the last. Publicly held federal debt is forecast to increase from 56% of gross domestic product to 66% in 2010, driven by a budget deficit of $1.5 trillion in...

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