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Problem Solvers Release Budget Principles

Earlier this week, the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus , a bipartisan group of pragmatic representatives led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and...

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Commends Problem Solvers Caucus Budget Principles

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has approved a set of principles for addressing the national debt once we have moved past the immediate health...

Treasury Shows Record Borrowing

The Department of Treasury released its final Monthly Treasury Statement for fiscal year 2020, showing deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion and...

The National Debt is Now Larger than the Economy

The Congressional Budget Office published its September monthly budget review today, which estimates deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion in...

The Cost of the Trump and Biden Campaign Plans

Whoever is inaugurated on January 20, 2021, will face many fiscal challenges over his term. Under current law, trillion-dollar annual budget deficits...

Maya MacGuineas: The debt is huge because Trump kept his promises

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

Analysis of CBO's 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook , which shows the federal budget is on an unsustainable long...

CBO Releases 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook , showing the federal budget is on an unsustainable long-term...

The Long-Term Debt Outlook is Unsustainable

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which warns that our current high levels of...