This fiscal irresponsibility throws gasoline on the country's already raging inflation fire.
Under Biden, Trump, and Obama, government federal spending almost doubled.
The cultivation tax has driven up the cost of growing cannabis, fueling illegal operations and the state’s enormous black market.
The proposed defense budget reaches $813 billion, and politicians still can’t think critically about how to spend it.
Joe Manchin keeps saying out loud the part that Joe Biden would rather keep quiet.
The president's new budget plan calls on Congress to tax wealthy Americans' unrealized capital gains.
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There are five instances of the Treasury defaulting on the debt.
The cost of interest on the national debt will soon be a huge chunk of change.
Hundreds of leaders have endorsed a 15 percent global minimum tax to quash countries with lower and simpler taxes.
Legislating with budget gimmicks is shameful, timid, risky, and opportunistic. Mostly, though, it's really expensive.
The problem isn’t the GOP or Senate rules. It’s that Democrats can’t agree amongst themselves.
The federal health care program is on track for a trust fund shortfall in just five years. But instead of paying for the program that exists, Democrats want to expand it.
To spend a lot of money, or to spend a lot more money? That is the question.
A minority of the population picking up the tab would be dangerous if the situation were to last.
Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have proposed the creation of a counterproductive $130 billion federal behemoth.
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The spending proposal is likely to be offset by gimmicks and rosy assumptions.
Are you ready for 30 percent cuts in benefits to keep the program alive?
The American Families Plan hits individuals with identical net worths very differently.
Opposed by LGBT and pro-choice advocacy groups, the measure allows doctors to refuse to perform treatments on moral grounds
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We don't have a gridlock problem. We have a spending problem.
The hasty work behind the PPP and other relief loans shows the limits of big government.
By effectively casting aside the filibuster while technically leaving it in place, Democrats can maintain the pretense that they played by the rules.
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
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A new study finds that as the government expands, the private sector shrinks.
More spending on more intrusive government is the Biden agenda all the way down.
The spending plan demonstrates an unwillingness to govern and a preference for pandering to special interests.
The White House chose not to include cost estimates for a number of big-ticket health care policies—while still expressing support for them.
In Biden's plan, the government would consume a historically large share of the economy—and those taxes still wouldn't be enough to pay for everything
Tax hikes and growing debt guarantee shared pain in a hobbled economy.
The president loves big government for its own sake and doesn’t really care what it does.
Americans distract themselves with freak-show headlines while political institutions escape their control.
Joe Biden's spending bill is a Democratic Party wish list masquerading as a public health measure.
Congress throws far too much money at special interests.