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CBO Economic Forecast Sees Major Headwinds Facing Growth

Predicting what the economy will look like over the next 30 years is no easy task, but the assumptions in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO)...

Alice Rivlin: Don’t undermine the Congressional Budget Office. Use it.

Alice Rivlin is a former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and Office of Management and Budget. She currently is on the board of the...

Statement by Maya MacGuineas on the Inauguration of Donald Trump

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget welcomes Donald Trump and Mike Pence as the President and Vice President of the United States. The new...

Don't Count on 4% Growth

During the campaign, President-elect Trump frequently claimed his policies would grow the economy by 4 percent per year, also mentioning growth...

Trump Will Face Highest Debt-to-GDP Ratio of Any New President Since Truman

When President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017, debt as a share of the economy will be higher than at the start of...

Maya MacGuineas on Face the Nation

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas appeared on Face the Nation on November 20, 2016.