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Oct 19, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would Clinton Double Some People's Taxes?

During the third presidential debate on October 19, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said about Hillary Clinton's tax plan, "Her...
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Five Easy Fixes that Won't Save Social Security

Tonight’s Presidential debate will include a discussion of debt and entitlements, which hopefully touches on the looming insolvency of the government...
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Oct 19, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release

Let's Have a Real Debate

Cross-posted on the Fix the Debt blog The first two presidential debates offered a lot of drama but little substance. So the final debate...
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Will Obamacare Be One of the Biggest Line Items in the Budget?

During the second presidential debate on October 9, Donald Trump said in response to a question about the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare...
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What Would Clinton and Trump Need to Do to Address the Debt Along with their Policy Agendas?

We recently estimated that Clinton's policies would likely add $200 billion to the debt over the next decade, while Trump’s policies...
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The Fiscal State of Play

Some commentators have made the argument that our nation’s fiscal challenges are not particularly large. So what is the fiscal state of play?...

Maya MacGuineas: Debate Questions But No Real Answers on National Debt, Social Security

Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, analyzed the vice...
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Oct 6, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Is Clinton's Tax Increase One of the Largest in History?

In addition to a statement about his tax cut during the first presidential debate in late September, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump...
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Clinton & Trump: Where Will Our Debt Be in 10 Years?

Our recent report Promises and Price Tags: A Preliminary Update estimated that both major party presidential candidates' proposals would add to...
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Sep 28, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release

A Conversation With the Candidates' Economic Advisors

We hosted a lunch conversation with economic advisors from the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The event "How Would...

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