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deficit reduction

Sequestration: A Refresher

In August 2011, Congress passed the Budget Control Act. This legislation had four primary components: Raised the statutory debt ceiling. This is the limit on [...]

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Congress Contemplates Next Steps in Aftermath of Supercommittee Failure

As Congress returned from its Thanksgiving recess, lawmakers this week grappled with their next steps in the wake of the Supercommittee’s failure to reach an [...]

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President Obama Proposes $320 Billion Reduction in Health Spending as Part of Deficit Deal

President Obama on Monday released a deficit reduction proposal that would cut federal spending by a sweeping $3 trillion, well in excess of the $1.2-1.5 [...]

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