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Taxpayers are shifting money around to declare earnings in future years, when the tax rate may be lower, CBO said in a report. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Budget office: People holding out for tax reform may be slowing revenue

Taxpayers are shifting money around to declare earnings in future years, when the tax rate may be lower, CBO said in a report.

Administration claims it's not divided over the debt ceiling

By Joseph Lawler

Trump administration officials downplayed differences among them over attaching conditions to an increase in the federal debt ceiling Fri...

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Mick Mulvaney: The day of the CBO 'has probably come and gone'

By Philip Klein

White House Office of Management Director Mick Mulvaney on Wednesday opened fire on the Congressional Budget Office, asserting in an inte...

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If Trump's promises can be overridden, reform entitlements

By Washington Examiner

In its current form, Medicaid is costly for taxpayers. The federal government contributes $1.33 for every state dollar spent on Medicaid, on...

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