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CBO Report: After Doubling In Last Six Years, Debt Will Explode In Coming Decades

The report underscores the destructive economic consequences of growing deficits and rapidly rising federal debt.

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The President’s Mid-Session Review Of The FY 2015 Budget

The President’s policies would result in a gross debt of $25.5 trillion at the end of fiscal year 2024, an increase of $8.8 trillion (53 percent) from the $16.7 trillion where it stood at the end of last year.

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Sessions Details Case Against OMB Nominee Shaun Donovan

“There is nothing in his background to suggest that he is up to the task this urgent hour requires… His skill relates to spending taxpayer dollars rather than saving them. His record at HUD shows he spent money illegally, violating the Anti-Deficiency Act… When [he] was forced to admit… that the President’s budget plan woul...

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Sessions Asks Why Medicare Agency Can’t Prevent Fraud, Recover Known Improper Payments

“According to the latest available data from the Office of Management and Budget, Medicare issued more than $36 billion in improper payments between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012. In its Spring 2014 Semiannual Report to Congress, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) identifi...

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