This week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its monthly estimate of the current level of federal spending. In the first six months of the fiscal year, the federal government ran up a budget deficit of $413 billion.
Today’s Spending Daily will take a look at a recent White House decision to restore the $10 billion in sequester cuts intended for Obamacare’s cost-sharing subsidies.
The Labor Department on Friday released the employment report for January 2014.
When it comes to U.S. policy lately, we seem to be taking some pointers from none other than the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin himself.
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The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have their place in history already secured: They are the most expensive games in the history of mankind, costing more than the 21 previous Winter Olympics combined.
Yesterday we looked at the Congressional Budget Office’s projections for how the Affordable Care Act would affect the U.S. economy. Today we break down the other figures found in the CBO’s semiannual budget and economic report.
This morning the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated budget outlook for fiscal years 2014-2024. This report includes new projections on the country’s deficits as well as updated estimates of the effects of the president’s new healthcare law.
Today, the Senate will vote on the farm bill (H.R. 2642, “The Agricultural Act of 2014”) after closing debate late on Monday.
Just last week, President Obama stated, “The United States is better-positioned for the 21st century than any other nation on Earth.” Today, that statement got a brutal factcheck from the Congressional Budget Office.