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CNNMoney: A debt fix to believe inupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 11:34:00

Commentary: Maya MacGuineas is the director of the fiscal policy program at the New America Foundation.

End the unfair tax break for homeownersupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 11:57:00

The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform did not go far enough when it proposed the repeal of certain provisions of the mortgage interest deduction. The deduction for mortgage interest should be repealed in its entirety.

The time for fiscal action is nowupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 08:13:00

This week, co-chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson issued their joint proposal for consideration by the full National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. Their joint proposal represents a commendable, comprehensive, aggressive and good faith effort to address our nation's structural deficit. It recognizes the need for economic recovery now while addressing the structural deficits that represent the real threat to our collective future.

Obama to create fiscal commission Thursdayupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 09:05:00

President Obama will sign an executive order Thursday setting up a bipartisan fiscal commission to weigh proposals aimed at reining in the soaring federal debt, according to a White House official.

CNNMoney: Obama to create debt commission Thursdayupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 03:50:00

President Obama will sign an executive order Thursday to set up a bipartisan fiscal commission to weigh proposals to rein in the soaring federal debt, according to a White House official.

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