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Obamacare is Working

Projections for Medicare spending between 2011 and 2020 have fallen by $500 billion. From the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: CBO has reduced its projections of Medicare spending in response to a pattern of very low spending growth in … Continue reading
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CBPP: Half of Simpson-Bowles Already Implemented

One of the most remarkable moments of last night’s debate was when Mitt Romney rejected the idea of implementing the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan while insisting that President Obama should have implemented it. Lehrer: Governor, what about Simpson-Bowles? Do you … Continue reading

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Obamacare is Working

While data released by the U.S. Census Bureau today is a good news, not-so-good news situation, according to analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Obamacare contributed to the largest decline in the number of uninsured Americans since … Continue reading

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The “Non-Payer” Tax Myth

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released a report detailing the distribution of income and taxation between 1979 and 2007 that, once again, dispels the conservative myth that half of the country pays no taxes. Chuck Marr of the Center … Continue reading

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