Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia is the choice of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to be her Vice President. Here are some fiscal facts about Tim Kaine.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence has been selected by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to be his pick for Vice President. Here are six fiscal facts about Mike Pence.
It’s not easy nowadays to stand for making Social Security financially sound. It’s much easier to make grandiose (and expensive) promises to expand benefits for everyone, even though the funding is insufficient. Fortunately, there are some in Congress with the courage to put forward a plan that responsibly strengthens Social Security and will prevent the abrupt and steep benefit cut that all recipients will face when the trust fund becomes insolvent.
The long-term budget outlook is bleak unless we change course, according to the new official forecast.
Senators Mark Kirk (R-IL), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and David Perdue (R-GA) recently unveiled legislation that would create a bipartisan commission every four years to recommend policies to control deficits and national debt.