Fiscal Cliff

Don't Move the Cliff...Fix the Cliff

We're seeing more stories, in recent days, floating the idea that policymakers might waive the entire fiscal cliff, at least temporarily. One piece...

Domenici and Rivlin Testify to Senate Finance Committee

Former Director of the CBO Alice Rivlin and Former Sen. Pete Domenici testified today to the Senate Finance Committee on the long-term debt problem,...

Senators Meet To Discuss Fiscal Cliff

Earlier this week, about a third of the Senate met to open a bipartisan discussion about comprehensive fiscal reform and the impending fiscal cliff...

MY VIEW: David Walker

In Tuesday’s The Hill, former Comptroller General David Walker calls for a process that would lead to a comprehensive debt reform deal in 2013...

Minnesotan Praise for "Debate the Debt"

CRFB has called for this year’s presidential candidates to "Debate the Debt" by dedicating one of the three presidential debates to...

CBO Joins the Cliff Estimating Game

Estimates of the fiscal cliff that is set to occur at the end of the year have been popping up in recent weeks. Now CBO has lended its voice to the...

How Big is the Fiscal Cliff?

UPDATE: This blog has been updated to include CBO's brief about the fiscal cliff.About a month ago, we reported our estimates of how much the fiscal...

No Surprise: Fiscal Cliff Causing A Lot of Uncertainty

We have been warning for a few months now about the potential consequences of the fiscal cliff -- and adding to the debt by averting it all together...

Line Items: Game of Thrones Edition

Winter is Coming – HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has a legion of devoted fans. The show deftly combines mystical elements with real...

Both Sides of "Taxmaggedon"

Former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) weighs in on the impact of "taxmaggedon" in The Hill today. While the tax increases would likely lead to more...

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