The NCAA men’s basketball tournament ended Monday night with Duke’s triumph over Wisconsin. However, there is still plenty of madness emanating from Washington.
Prospective presidential candidates are spending a lot of time in New Hampshire these days, and so is Fix the Debt.
Former Congressmen Leonard Boswell and Thomas Tauke led an interactive federal budget workshop on Tuesday, where participants worked in small groups to discuss several policy alternatives to see if they could reduce the deficit.
Congress is close to agreeing on a permanent fix preventing steep cuts in Medicare payments to physicians. Unfortunately, lawmakers are inclined to add to the debt in enacting a ‘doc fix.’
Congress is busy crafting a federal budget for the coming fiscal year this week. The outcome could have profound implications for the congressional agenda for the rest of the year as well as for the national debt for years to come.