Fiscal Cliff

Two House Representatives Support a Two-Part Process

In a bipartisan op-ed in the Chicago Tribune, Reps. Robert Dold (R-IL) and Daniel Lupinski (D-IL) endorse a two-part process that avoids the fiscal...

Polling Shows Americans Want a Deal

With the fiscal cliff inching closer and still no clear deal in sight, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds the American public...

Make Your Own Deficit Reduction Plan!

All eyes are on Washington, as we see what the White House and the Congress agree on to avert the fiscal cliff and begin to tackle our debt. While we...

Confidence Drops in Light of the Fiscal Cliff

Now only three weeks away from the fiscal cliff,  businesses and consumers are reacting to the economic uncertainty. The National...

Line Items: Overtime Edition

Crunch Time – The Washington Redskins kept their playoff hopes alive with a come-from-behind victory in sudden-death overtime over the Baltimore...

What We Hope To See From the Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

In recent weeks, we've heard a lot about what each side is willing to do to avoid the fiscal cliff, but not nearly enough about how lawmakers intend...

Third Way on Why Low Interest Rates Won't Last

It may be true currently that although our national debt has been growing rapidly, interest rates are low. This fact has led some leading economic...

Taxpayers for Common Sense Lay Out Their Plan

Yesterday, Taxpayers for Common Sense sent a letter to President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-...

Alan Simpson Appears on the Daily Show

Fiscal Commission co-chair Alan Simpson appeared last night on "The Daily Show" to talk about the fiscal cliff and the national debt. And...

Line Items: December Doldrums Edition

Blue Christmas? – December can be a depressing time for many. Shorter days and the stress of the holidays affect many of us. Unfortunately, the...

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