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WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite constant budget wrangling and finger-pointing by the nation's policy-makers, the government's short-term fiscal outlook isn't all that bad. It's actually getting better — at least for now. Washington is borrowing...
WASHINGTON -- If Rep. Paul Ryan wants people to take his budget manifestos seriously, he should be honest about his ambition: not so much to make the federal government fiscally sustainable as to make it smaller. You will recall that The Ryan Budget was...
When Congress and the White House failed to make a deal on budget cuts March 1, sequestration went into effect, requiring federal agencies to identify $85 billion in required cuts. The looming reductions, which will be spread across agencies —...
The drumbeat for weeks has been that $85 billion in across-the-board federal spending cuts known as the sequester would be so horrendous for the economy that lawmakers in Washington would be forced to compromise by the March 1 deadline. When no deal was...
Tags: Politics, Ellicott City, T. Rowe Price, Stock Market, Finance
TALLAHASSEE -- It was a simple campaign mantra and the yardstick by which Gov. Rick Scott will be judged when he goes back before voters: 700,000 jobs in seven years. At the midpoint of his first term, the Republican political neophyte hasn't shied...
The announcement last week that South Carolina's Jim DeMint is leaving his Senate seat to run the Heritage Foundation caused some in Washington to wishfully think that perhaps the move might usher in a more congenial, if not cooperative, outlook in the U....
Valley 610Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski said he expects significant cuts to services for Allentown’s neediest residents if the impending fiscal cliff is not addressed. Pawlowski joined mayors from Reading, Philadelphia and York in a conference call Monday in...
Latest timelinesThe Capitol is reflected on the wet ground in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Credit: Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press A bill approved Tuesday by the Senate -- and later by the House -- averts wide tax increases and budget cuts scheduled to take effect in...
I take exception to your last sentence in The Sun's editorial on the fiscal cliff resolution that it "sets the stage for more Republican gamesmanship..." ("Trouble ahead," Jan. 2). President Barack Obama has been hammering on taxing the successful...
Tags: Barack Obama, George W. Bush
The year begins with a walk to the edge of the "fiscal cliff" and a nauseating look below. Have you dared look over the edge of your own cliff, or has the fear of falling kept you from contemplating the possibility of another recession, job losses,...
State media keep talking about the fiscal cliff as if it will obliterate Maryland's wealth if Congress does not reach a compromise on debt talks. The truth is, cuts are far down the road if they happen, and Maryland will continue to thrive as an extension...
As official Washington nervously ponders the approaching fiscal cliff and the potential economic chaos it entails, President Barack Obama faces a precipice of his own in the challenge of making use of his re-election victory. Unless he emerges from...
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