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CBO: Democratic Jobs Plan Will Work Republican One Won’t

Yesterday, CBO released its evaluation of different approaches to creating jobs and promoting economic growth, illustrated in the chart below.  The CBO concludes that measures that would reduce the cost of hiring (employer payroll tax cut) or put money in the pocket of those who would spend it (unemployment insurance, payroll tax cut, middle class…


It’s Official: Senate Plan Cuts Budget Deficits By $1.3 Trillion More Than Boehner Plan

Politico: ‘In Battle of Budget Scores, Senate Plan Is Clear Winner Over Boehner Plan’ The Senate plan received a major boost this morning when Congress’ official scorekeeper confirmed that the plan’s first draft cuts budget deficits more than the Boehner plan. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the Senate draft bill achieves $1.3 trillion more…