2016 Policy Explainer

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Analyzing Clinton's Health and Education Expansions

Democratic presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently unveiled expansions of her proposals for higher education and...
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Scoring Clinton and Trump with Different Growth Assumptions

In our analysis "Promises and Price Tags: A Fiscal Guide to the 2016 Election," we compared the fiscal effects of the policies proposed by...
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Donald Trump's Treasury Buyback Plan

Last week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made waves in a CNBC interview when he seemed to indicate that he would seek to...
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Debt Will Rise Under the Next President

Our recent updates and analyses of the fiscal policies of Secretary Clinton, Senator Sanders, and Donald Trump show that debt would rise from today...

Analysis of Donald Trump's Health Care Plan

UPDATED: This analysis was originally published on March 14, 2016. It has since been updated on May 9, 2016 to reflect updated estimates of the...
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Sanders's Paid Family Leave Plan, Explained

Democratic Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has a Family Values Agenda built upon current legislation that calls...
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How Much Will Government Spend Under the Next President?

One interesting metric of any budget plan is how much it would increase or reduce federal spending. According to our latest estimates, all...
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ARCHIVE: Analysis of Donald Trump's Health Care Plan

NOTE: This is an archive version of this analysis and contains out-of-date estimates. The most up-to-date analysis can be found here: http://crfb.org...
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Comparing the Major Republican Candidates on the Budget

In preparation for upcoming Republican debates, we have put together a primer detailing the candidates’ positions on issues relating to...
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Additional Offsets for Senator Sanders's Health Plan

In a recent analysis, we praised Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for proposing offsets to pay for his “Medicare-for-all” health plan,...

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