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Blahous Tells it Like it is with Social Security

Voters say they want a candidate that “tells them like it is,” but as Social Security Trustee Charles Blahous describes, that may mean...

Maya MacGuineas: How House Republicans Could Attract Bipartisan Support on Entitlement Savings

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, wrote a commentary that...

Fact Sheet: How much waste, fraud, and abuse is there in Social Security?

• The Social Security Trustees estimate that reducing benefits to restore solvency would require an immediate 16.4 percent benefit cut –...

Four Fiscal FactChecks from the Past Month

As the 2016 Presidential primary season rolls on, CRFB continues to fact check the candidates on budget-related statements made during the campaign...

Comparing the Major Republican Candidates on the Budget

In preparation for upcoming Republican debates, we have put together a primer detailing the candidates’ positions on issues relating to...

Will Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Interest Take up 83% of Spending in Five Years?

During the February 25 Republican presidential debate, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said: I want to go back to this question you asked...