Tax the other guy's subsidy all you want, but hands off my incentive — that's good policy you're messing with.
July 25, 2012 A research group tallies up all government spending and tax breaks across nine sectors of the economy — with eye-opening results.
Lawmakers have begun a debate on how to tackle the budget deficit, though Congress is unlikely to act until late this year.
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July 17, 2012 Big automatic budget cuts slated for January 1 has spurred talk of spending cuts and other budget fixes. We revisit where federal spending actually goes.
U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) holds a copy of the U.S. Constitution during a ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill January 5, 2011.
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January 6, 2011 House reads the Constitution; House takes up spending bill; former Ill. governor George Ryan makes emergency plea to go to wife's bedside
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