Fix the Debt co-chair Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor and chair of the Democratic National Committee, makes the progressive case for addressing the national debt in a recent op-ed.
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19 September 2014 - The director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Doug Elmendorf, recently gave a presentation on “Shifting Priorities in the Federal Budget.” The slides he used paint a vivid picture of where we are headed if we don’t change course and fix the debt.
18 September 2014 - It looks like Congress will pass a stopgap measure avoiding a government shutdown. But it will soon leave town again without addressing several other impending fiscal deadlines, much less comprehensively addressing the national debt and other major issues.
17 September 2014 - We previously covered how candidates are being attacked on the campaign trail for their support of fiscally-responsible policies. Fortunately, there are some leaders who are not shying away from campaigning on the need for fiscal responsibility and bipartisan cooperation to address mounting long-term debt.
17 September 2014 - Congress appears poised to avoid replaying last year’s government shutdown fiasco. But it also seems content to, once again, kick the can down the road when it comes to our larger budget issues.
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