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  • FILE PHOTO:  U.S. President Trump displays signature after signing tax bill into law at the White House in Washington

    Column of the Day: ‘Why Are Republican Policy Ideas Falling So Flat?’

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    New York Times columnist Paul Krugman argues that “Republicans have decisively lost the battle of ideas” given that “their major policy moves, on health care, taxes and tariffs, are playing badly...

  • A $24,000 Generic Drug Bargain?

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Gilead Sciences said it will start offering generic versions of its hepatitis C drugs Harvoni and Epclusa next year at a cost $24,000 for a full course of treatment. Gilead introduced Harvoni in 2014...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren delivers a major policy speech  in Washington

    Elizabeth Warren’s $500 Billion Housing Plan

    By Michael Rainey

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced an ambitious bill Tuesday that targets the growing problem facing millions of Americans: soaring rents and unaffordable home prices. The American Housing and...

  • The Deficit Is Heading to $1 Trillion. How Worried Should We Be?

    By Michael Rainey

    Should we be worried about the rising federal deficit? If not, when should we start worrying – when it hits $1 trillion a year? $2 trillion? Never? That’s the topic of debate in a Bloomberg piece...

  • U.S. President Trump participates in tour of U.S.-Mexico border wall prototypes near Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California

    Why Trump May Opt for a Shutdown

    By Michael Rainey

    President Trump’s abrupt criticism of a key spending bill yesterday has some political prognosticators saying there’s a real possibility of a government shutdown in the next 10 days. The Senate bill...

  • Operating room Charge Nurse Bridgett Pacheco writes on the daily O.R. schedule as O.R. Technician Liz Keating watches at Littleton Adventist Hospital, part of Centura Health in Littleton

    How Medicare Saved $1 Billion

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are saving Medicare hundreds of millions of dollars, according to new data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released Thursday. ACOs are...

  • Trump Puts Capital Gains Tax Break Back on the Table

    By Michael Rainey

    President Donald Trump told Bloomberg News Thursday that he is considering using his executive powers to index capital gains to inflation, a move that would provide a roughly $100 billion tax break...

  • A sign announces the closure of the Library of Congress after President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies in Washington

    Trump White House Mulls a New Shutdown Strategy

    By Michael Rainey

    A government shutdown is looking more likely, says budget expert Stan Collender. President Trump’s cancellation of pay raises for federal employees provides another potential point of conflict...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump holds an event to announce a grant for a drug-free communities support program in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, U.S.

    Trump to Federal Employees: No Pay Raises for You!

    President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he’s cancelling an automatic 2.1 percent pay increase due to take effect for most civilian federal employees in 2019, calling them “inappropriate” given...

  • A Marine Corps pilot prepares for a vertical landing of Lockheed Martin F-35B stealth fighter aboard the USS Wasp amphibious assault carrier off Japan's southernmost island of Okinawa

    Is the Pentagon Downplaying Serious Problems with the F-35?

    By Michael Rainey

    The F-35 still has hundreds of unresolved technical problems and in some cases Pentagon administrators are simply downgrading deficiencies in the jet rather than fixing them, according to the Project...

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