It’s four months until Election Day, and neither of the presumptive nominees of the two major parties has a plan to reverse the growth of our record-high national debt.
By Maya MacGuineas
Countries like Germany have gotten away with lecturing others about their fiscal prudence. But maybe the Germans should take a look around them, argues economist Larry Kotlikoff, to see which European Union country is doing it better.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
A year after economist Terry Burnham predicted the Dow Jones Industrial Average would hit 5,000 before 20,000, it closed above 17,000 Monday. But Burnham is sticking by his call, introducing a scorecard to track the macroeconomic policies underlying the impending…
By Terry Burnham
Former deputy energy secretary and mayor of Houston Bill White details how America's borrowing used to be manageable and how it can be once more -- if only the federal government would divide spending bills into parts financed by taxes…
By Bill White
Tom Ashbrook interviews Paul Krugman about Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke.
President Obama met with banking officials Friday at the White House to discuss financial strategies that will help unfreeze the credit markets and shore up capital. Analysts assess the plan and what it might mean for banks around the country.
Congressional Democrats outlined plans Wednesday to scale back the Obama administration's budget plan as the president visited Capitol Hill to drum up support. Reporters examine the politics at play.
Syndicated columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks examine President Obama's newly-announced plan to end the combat mission in Iraq and what the president's budget blueprint says about his administration's spending priorities.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner details the Obama administration's economic recovery plan and clarifies how the government plans to address the banking crisis.
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