Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt & Deficits

Eugene Steuerle: Multi-Trillion Dollar Fiscal and Monetary Gambles

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is an Institute fellow and the Richard B.

Marjorie Margolies: When will the 2020 presidential candidates be asked about America’s debt?

Marjorie Margolies is president of Women’s Campaign International and a member of the board of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.&

Tim Penny & David Minge: Debating 2020 Democrats should not ignore our exploding debt

Tim Penny is co-chair and David Minge is a board member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
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Debt Could Reach Record Levels by 2030

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) latest b
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Analysis of CBO’s Updated Budget and Economic Outlook (August 2019)

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated Budget and Economic Outlook,
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Even With Lower Interest Rates, Debt Remains Unsustainable

With the Federal Reserve today announcing a 0.25 percen

Recent Fiscal Irresponsibility Will Double Deficits

As deficits are expected to climb above $1 trillion in the coming years, it's worth noting that tax cuts and spending hikes passed just in the...
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President Trump’s $4 Trillion Debt Increase

If the recent budget deal is signed into law, it will be t
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CBO's Long-Term Debt Outlook Improved Slightly from Last Year, Here's Why

In its latest Long-Term Budget Outlook, the Congressional Budget Office

CBO: Fixing the Debt Would Increase Income

Putting debt on a downward path could increase average income by almost $9,000 per person per year, or about 10 percent

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