President's Fiscal Commission

Fiscal Commission Co-Chairs Express Hope

In an op-ed  today on the Washington Post website, Erskine Bowles and Sen. Alan Simpson, co-chairs of the President’s National Commission...

Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson Op-Ed

Today, Erskine Bowles and Sen. Alan Simpson, the co-chairs of the President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform,...

Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson on CNBC

This morning the two co-chairs of the President's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform were guests on CNBC's The Call. Erskine...

It's Baaaaaaaaaaack: Simpson-Bowles Is Reappearing

It's an interesting time in the fiscal policy world right now. A lot of uncertainty is up in the air about what will happen with our deficits and...

State of the Union Recap

Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama hailed a new era of bipartisan cooperation, focusing on America's competitiveness to...

Rep. Wolf Calls for Immediate Bipartisan Action on Debt and Deficit; Pledges Support for Fiscal Commission Report

Speaking today on the House floor, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) gave a speech expressing his growing concern about our national deficit and debt. He also...

Bruce Reed Named as Biden's Chief of Staff

Today, Vice President Joe Biden announced that Bruce Reed will be his next chief of staff. Bruce served as Executive Director of the President's...

Bernanke Talks Debt before Senate Budget Committee

The Senate Budget Committee heard testimony today from Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve. Opening remarks were made by committee chairman...

Chambliss and Warner: The New Debt Reduction Dream Team

This morning, Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) announced that they will introduce as legislation the Fiscal Commission’s...

Line Items: Botched Snap Edition

Washington Drops the Ball – To many federal budget watchers, the tax cut debate has been more frustrating than watching the Redskins play. The...

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