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Douglas Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, during a House Budget Committee hearing in 2012

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Douglas Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, during a House Budget Committee hearing in 2012

103 Ways to Leave Your Deficit

For Paul Simon, it was “50 ways to leave your lover.” For Doug Elmendorf, it’s 103 ways to cut your budget. Which may be about equally difficult. The director of the Congressional Budget Office offered Congress today a long list...

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Tea party activist William Temple marches in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Tea party activist William Temple marches in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Tea Party Tax Exemptions Granted

Tea Party groups are moving closer to their goal of being able to discuss the issues in the upcoming presidential election — while remaining tax-free. After complaining loudly of unfair treatment at the hands of the IRS, at least eight...

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