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Congressional Caucus Rules Can Promote Better Budgeting

The rules establishing each party’s self-governance within Congress can affect federal budget practices. Changing them could improve the climate for...

The National Debt is Now Larger than the Economy

The Congressional Budget Office published its September monthly budget review today, which estimates deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion in...

Maya MacGuineas Joins CNBC to Discuss COVID Relief and Presidential Campaign Plans

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on CNBC. She joined the show to discuss the negotiations over...
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Webinar: The Cost of the Trump and Biden Campaign Plans

Whoever is inaugurated on January 20, 2021, will face many fiscal challenges over his term. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget published...

Comparing Fiscal Multipliers

The United States is currently facing one of its worst economic and public health crises as a result of COVID-19. Though substantial COVID relief has...

Maya MacGuineas: The debt is huge because Trump kept his promises

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

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