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Spending Bill Does Not Restore 90% of Military Pension Cuts

Advocates for military retirees have been pressuring lawmakers to stop the planned cuts to veterans’ pensions from going into effect this year. But a new spending deal announced in Congress this week would leave 90 percent of those cuts in … Continue reading

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Liberal Economist Paul Krugman: We Can Always Print More Money

Responding to House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s warning that if the federal government continues to run annual $1 trillion deficits we will eventually face a debt crisis, liberal economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman said Wednesday that that … Continue reading

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House Passes Senate Version of Fiscal Cliff Deal

The House voted late Tuesday evening, in a rare holiday session, to pass a fiscal cliff bill brokered without the involvement of the GOP majority and with far less than half of their votes. The bill (HR 8) was amended … Continue reading

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