Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Fiscal FactCheck 2016

Nov 9, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release

What We Know About President-Elect Trump's Agenda

Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election, but what will President-elect Trump's policy agenda be? Throughout the 2016 campaign, we...
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A Lame Duck President in 2017?

by C. Eugene Steuerle, Maya MacGuineas, Tyler Evilsizer, and Caleb Quakenbush This report represents a joint project of the Urban-Brookings Tax...

Interactive Tool: Reforming the Candidates' Fiscal Plans

Our recent in-depth analysis Promises and Price Tags found that the national debt would continue to rise under a Hillary Clinton or a Donald Trump...

Looking at the Long Term Under the Candidates' Plans

We’ve shown before that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump would reverse the unsustainable growth of the national debt over the next...
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How Clinton and Trump Could Affect Economic Growth

Recently, the Tax Policy Center (TPC) estimated the economic impact of Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's tax plans, finding that both...
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Oct 19, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would Clinton Double Some People's Taxes?

During the third presidential debate on October 19, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said about Hillary Clinton's tax plan, "Her...
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Oct 19, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release

Let's Have a Real Debate

Cross-posted on the Fix the Debt blog The first two presidential debates offered a lot of drama but little substance. So the final debate...
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Will Obamacare Be One of the Biggest Line Items in the Budget?

During the second presidential debate on October 9, Donald Trump said in response to a question about the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare...
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What Would Clinton and Trump Need to Do to Address the Debt Along with their Policy Agendas?

We recently estimated that Clinton's policies would likely add $200 billion to the debt over the next decade, while Trump’s policies...
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Oct 6, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Is Clinton's Tax Increase One of the Largest in History?

In addition to a statement about his tax cut during the first presidential debate in late September, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump...

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