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With Deficits Falling, Our Debt Problems are Behind Us

Since the Great Recession, the deficit has fallen by about two-thirds, from $1.4 trillion in 2009 to $485 billion in 2014, a fact that some have used...
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Is There No Harm in Waiting to Solve Our Debt Problems?

Another debt myth is that even if the long-term debt outlook is a problem, there is no need to address the debt now – it can be dealt with...
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Apr 17, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

An ‘Interactive’ Analysis of Christie’s & Sanders’s Social Security Plans

Earlier this week, CRFB analyzed a new plan from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie that, among other things, would close about 60 percent...

A Quick Take on Governor Christie's Entitlement Plan

This morning, Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) delivered an important speech in New Hampshire on the need for entitlement reform. The speech not only...
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Rubio Proposes Retirement Program Reforms

As the Senate works this week to increase the debt, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) outlined a series of reforms to Social Security, Medicare, and...

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