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Entitlements to Dominate Spending

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Government spending on Social Security and Medicare combined are projected to outstrip all discretionary spending in fiscal 2013, according to forecasts made in President Obama’s budget request earlier this month. read more...


The Editors
February 29, 2012
5:10pm
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Fiscal 2013 Budget in Historical Perspective

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The administration’s budget assumes that the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy will be allowed to expire at the end of this year, which would increase revenue substantially in fiscal 2013. Combined with mandated cuts to discretionary spending, those revenue increases would help bring the deficit below $1 trillion for the first time in five years. read more...


The Editors
February 14, 2012
3:10pm
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