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A Glimmer of Hope for Ending Debt Limit Showdowns

2022-04-28T04:16:01-05:00

The next vote on paying the nation’s bills will be after the ’22 election, creating an opening for a campaign about the country’s soaring national debt – and discussion about how to depoliticize the borrowing cap that funds it.

Pushing for Real Policy Debate

2021-10-10T10:53:41-05:00

When we interviewed Maya MacGuineas earlier this year, she made her case for real policy debate by putting serious ideas on the table and challenging others to do the same. We couldn't include them all in our profile of her, so we decided to excerpt some of her comments here.

Biden’s Budget Blues or Effective Balancing Act?

2021-09-08T13:19:05-05:00

President Biden has decisively answered one of the most critical early questions of his administration, making plain that increased public investment in response to the pandemic-induced economic crisis will be his priority rather than curbing the growth of the national debt.

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