Newsletter

  • Are the Tax Cuts Paying for Themselves?

    The Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore, a longtime supply-sider who advised President Trump during the 2016 campaign, argues in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal that “the corporate tax cut is paying...

  • Federal Tax System Becoming More Progressive: Report

    The U.S. tax system has become more progressive in recent years, says Eric Toder of the Tax Policy Center, thanks to real income growth and changes in federal policy. While the tax cuts passed last...

  • Rep. Meadows, House Freedom Caucus Chairman, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Spending Bills Leave Conservatives Frustrated

    Lawmakers have been passing spending bills with unusual speed and little fanfare lately, most recently the $854 billion package covering the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor...

  • Who Will Protect Medicare? GOP, Dems Duke It Out

    The 2018 election may be a referendum on President Donald Trump, but it’s also turning into a battle over Medicare, at least in some key races. The Washington Post’s David Weigel reports that...

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    Senate Approves Spending Bill, Reducing Chances of a Shutdown

    In a 93-7 vote, the Senate on Tuesday passed a package of spending bills that would boost fiscal 2019 funding for the Defense Department and provide full-year funding for the departments of Education...