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Maya MacGuineas: Modernizing Social Security and Medicare Starts with Leadership

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, was interviewed by the George...

CBO Releases Detailed Social Security Projections

As it often does in December, CBO has released its detailed long-term projections for Social Security that build off the ones released with their...

Gene Steuerle: Recent Social Security reform doesn’t fix unfair spousal benefits

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...

Sen. Lankford's SSDI Amendment Continues Progress on Improving the Program

During last week's debate on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) offered up an amendment making many further...

Social Security Changes in the Budget Deal

The recently-introduced Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 tackles a laundry list of items that lawmakers needed to address over this Congress, including...

Fiscal FactCheck: Third Republican Debate

This blog is part of the “Fiscal FactCheck” series designated to examine the accuracy of budget-related statements made during the 2016...