B.A. Spending Daily
Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the White House and Congress are driving the country off a “fiscal cliff.” Politico has the details. Meanwhile, according The New York Times, the Fed has cut its growth projections for 2013 and 2014.
The Washington Post looks at budget problems in Europe.
On the opinion pages: George Will discusses Illinois’s fiscal problems; David Indiviglio tries to figure out how much TARP will cost taxpayers; and John C. Goodman says Social Security is going broke.