Michael Linden details why the latest budget proposal from the House Budget Committee chairman means higher deficits and more debt
Michael Linden points to the telltale signs that conservatives in the House either are serious about enacting a real budget this year or preparing a purely political document.
Sarah Ayres and Michael Linden debunk a popular, but specious, conservative talking point that purports the 1 percent are already overtaxed.
Video Michael Linden examines the success of the stimulus by looking at its impact on three broad but important indicators for the American economy.
Michael Linden looks at the remarkable similarities between the president’s new budget plan and that produced by the bipartisan chairmen of his former fiscal commission.
Michael Linden says the budget proposal has the right ideas for strengthening our middle class, protecting our economic recovery, and charting a responsible course for federal deficit reduction.
The Congressional Budget Office’s projections show clearly that keeping all our low-tax policies in place will result in big deficits, writes Michael Linden.
Michael Linden debunks the notion that this year’s federal budget deficit is mainly due to President Obama’s domestic spending.
The deficit reduction package offered by super committee Democrats was nearly identical to the one put forward by Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, but actually contained less revenue. And yet the GOP rejected it.
Sarah Ayres and Michael Linden highlight key moments of Republican obstructionism in the deficit negotiation.
In The Hill, Michael Linden reveals the one way that the Super Committee can actually fail—and not coming up with a deal isn't it.
The conservative echo chamber keeps repeating the false argument that regulations kill jobs, write Kristina Costa and Michael Linden. Everyone else begs to differ.
Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger explain why the “Gang of Six” approach to tax reform— setting out some parameters but putting the hard decisions off for later—is the wrong way to go.
Kristina Costa and Michael Linden point out the absurdities in conservative arguments that regulations are holding back our economy, not lack of demand.
History has shown that real deficit reduction is more likely to be achieved in multiple smaller steps rather than one giant leap, writes Michael Linden.