Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

2016 Campaign

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Can We Continue Borrowing Without Consequences?

One of the most common myths about the national debt is that we can increase it without consequence.
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Aug 6, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Can We Dramatically Lower Tax Rates by Closing a Few Egregious Loopholes?

Candidates who propose tax reform plans that are revenue-neutral may suggest that the cost of tax rate reductions can be offset by closing egregiou
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Aug 6, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Can We Fix the Debt Solely by Taxing the Top 1 Percent?

A popular suggestion is that raising taxes only on high earners (for example, the top one percent – households that make above roughly $435,000 ann
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Will Repealing “Obamacare” Fix the Debt?

Some candidates may propose to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” in order to solve the fiscal situation.

Huckabee Position Doesn't Add Up for Debt or Social Security

Former Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has criticized other candidates who are calling for entitlement reform,...
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Rubio Proposes Retirement Program Reforms

As the Senate works this week to increase the debt, Sen.

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