Fiscal Policy

U.S. Budget Deficit

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Opinion

The Budget Crisis Could End In One Of Two Ways

September 9, 2014, Ron Haskins

Ron Haskins explains that the federal budget crisis is reaching a point where the end will be found in either a scenario where the nation is seen as untrustworthy or in a slow unraveling in which spending on programs vital to the nation's future are gradually starved.

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