In State of the Union, Obama Calls for ‘Smarter’ Government
"It’s not a bigger government we need," said President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address Tuesday, "but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth.”
Deficit Reduction Deal: 3 Dueling Plans to Achieve It
As the politicians prepare their negotiation stances ahead of Friday's White House budget talks, liberal and conservative economists are offering their ideas on how to solve America’s growing fiscal gap.
80 CEOs Urge Congress to Tackle Deficit, Raise Revenue
What can get competitors to join hands? Deficit reduction, apparently.
Senate Finance’s Baucus: U.S. Headed Toward Fiscal Crisis Like Europe
Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., said Monday that any tax reform plan “must be developed with a sound budget in mind that reduces deficits and debt.”
Why Washington Remains Graveyard of Bipartisan Dreams: News Analysis
Despite the pious talk of deficit-cutting centrists about the need to stop kicking the can down the road, a grand compromise will likely elude us until a leader emerges, Democrat or Republican, who can win over a large majority of the public to his vision of our society.
How Herman Cain Could Be Derailing Your Clients
Since tax reform may be top of mind for your clients in this presidential election silly season, how do you keep them balanced?