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Budget Balance

Budget Balance Is In Eye Of The Beholder

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — When it comes to budgets, balance is in the eye of the congressional beholder. To House Republicans, it means a balanced budget in...

Remaking Federalism: Now Is the Time

Mark Muro | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Mark Muro

Though Washington is fixated this month on the so-called "fiscal cliff," that manufactured face-off is a bit of a side-show. Far more disturbing is a deeper array of fundamental structural problems of federal governance, of which "Taxmageddon" is just a surface manifestation.