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Senate Faces Key Fiscal Votes This Week

The Senate will vote this week on key fiscal measures as it attempts to increase the nation’s

Time to Bring Back Caps

As the Senate continues its consideration of the debt ceiling today, it will consider
Jan 20, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Budget Takes Back Seat Among Mass. Voters

Even though they're sending a self-proclaimed deficit hawk to the Senate, Massachusetts voters don't see the budget as a major problem, if two

House Sustains Obama Veto of CR; Budgeteers Yawn

The House voted Wednesday to sustain President Obama's veto of a Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded. Huh? Confused? Why wasn't this...

Since We've Been Gone...

We hope all of our readers had very happy holidays.
Dec 18, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Our New Year's Wish: Political Will

Congress will leave town for the holidays without completing some serious fiscal business, but with a full agenda for next year.

Bipartisan Budget Commission Proposed

Senate Budget Committee chairman Kent Conrad (D-ND) and ranking Republican Judd Gregg (R-NH) today introduced legislation to create an 18 member

In Support of Cost Control

This morning, eleven freshman Senators introduced a series of health care reform amendments which they call the
Dec 4, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Bernanke on Fiscal Exit Strategy

On December 3rd, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke appeared before the Senate Banking Committee for the hearing on his nomination to a se

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