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  • How Health Care Spending Soared by $1 Trillion in 10 Years

    Health care spending per person for Americans with employer-provided health insurance rose by 44 percent, or 4.1 percent a year, from 2007 through 2016, according to a new study in Health Affairs ...

  • Are the Tax Cuts Paying for Themselves?

    The Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore, a longtime supply-sider who advised President Trump during the 2016 campaign, argues in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal that “the corporate tax cut is paying...

  • Federal Tax System Becoming More Progressive: Report

    The U.S. tax system has become more progressive in recent years, says Eric Toder of the Tax Policy Center, thanks to real income growth and changes in federal policy. While the tax cuts passed last...

  • Rep. Meadows, House Freedom Caucus Chairman, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Spending Bills Leave Conservatives Frustrated

    Lawmakers have been passing spending bills with unusual speed and little fanfare lately, most recently the $854 billion package covering the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor...

  • Who Will Protect Medicare? GOP, Dems Duke It Out

    The 2018 election may be a referendum on President Donald Trump, but it’s also turning into a battle over Medicare, at least in some key races. The Washington Post’s David Weigel reports that...