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Interest Costs Will More Than Double Over the Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) latest budget p

Amy Klobuchar’s Plan to “Govern with Fiscal Responsibility”

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) put forward a 
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GAO: Fiscal Sustainability Is a Growing Concern for Some Key Federal Trust Funds

Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the financial he
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CBO's Budget Projections Show Deteriorating Fiscal Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its latest Budget and Economic Outlook, whi
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Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Requests CBO to Include Debt Servicing Impact in Legislative Cost Estimates

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representatives Ed Case (D-HI) and Michael Cloud (R-TX), in a bipartisan and bicameral group of 68 lawmakers, this week

Kurt Couchman: When will cheap credit dry up?

Kurt Couchman is co-director of legislative strategy at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an&nbs
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President Trump has Signed $4.7 Trillion of Debt into Law

Our US Budget Watch 2020 project analyzes, estimates, and explains the fiscal implications of proposals
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Our Top Fiscal Charts of 2019

2019 was a busy year for budget policy, which gave us ample opportunities to conduct substantive policy analysis using charts and tables. This

Policymakers Added $2.2 Trillion to the Debt in 2019

With Congress finishing up appropriations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, including additional provisions that will add

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