US Budget Watch 2020

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Nov 20, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release

Factchecking and Live-Tweeting the Democratic Presidential Primary Debates

Tonight's Democratic presidential primary debate marks the fifth round of debates of the 2020 campaign and will surely touch on fiscal...
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Bernie Sanders's Social Security Expansion Act

This is the third policy explainer in our US Budget Watch 2020 series covering the 2020 presidential election. In the coming weeks and months, we...
Nov 5, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release

US Budget Watch 2020

Too often, election campaigns are about telling voters what they want to hear rather than what they need to know. US Budget Watch 2020 will...

Could Medicare for All be Financed Entirely by Cutting Defense Spending?

Last week, The New York Times published an op-ed entitled “We Don’t Need to Raise Taxes to Have ‘Medicare for All’.” In it, Lindsay Koshgarian,...
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Would Medicare for All Require a Middle-Class Tax Hike?

With several 2020 presidential candidates endorsing a move to single-payer health care (Medicare for All), there is an ongoing debate over whether...

Fact Checking Medicare for All Claims from the Fourth Democratic Primary Debate

During the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential election cycle, former Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend, Indiana Mayor...
Oct 1, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Kamala Harris's LIFT the Middle Class Act

This is the second policy explainer in our US Budget Watch 2020 series covering the 2020 presidential election. In the coming weeks and months, we...

Marjorie Margolies: When will the 2020 presidential candidates be asked about America’s debt?

Marjorie Margolies is president of Women’s Campaign International and a member of the board of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. ...
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Elizabeth Warren's Higher Education Plan

This is the first policy explainer in our US Budget Watch 2020 series covering the 2020 presidential election. In the coming weeks and months,...

After the 2020 Election, Fiscal Challenges Await

The winner of the 2020 presidential election will begin his or her term facing a daunting fiscal situation. High deficits and debt, depleting trust...

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