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54 Days To Fiscal Cliff -- Gop Faces Its Own Cliff: Demographic Disaster ... | Politico

November 8, 2012

--Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, tells us: “It's clearly going to be difficult -- and so many special interests are going to line up against any of the hard choices ...

Alan Simpson And Erskine Bowles Launch New Effort | Politico

November 8, 2012

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, said: “It's clearly going to be difficult — and so many special interests are going to line up against any of the hard choices that ...

After Sandy, A Struggle To Get On Track – Refueling Generators A Problem ... | Politico

November 2, 2012

... co-founder of America Online and CEO of Revolution; Jason Putorti, co-founder of Votizen; Erik Huey, VP of government affairs at the Entertainment Software Association, Marci Harris, CEO at POPVOX; Marvin Ammori of Fight for the Future; Nathan ...

Fact-Checking The Denver Debate | Politico

October 4, 2012

“The president's budget falls well short of the savings claimed by the [Simpson-Bowles] commission,” according to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. The committee, the kind of wonky group Obama loves to cite, said Obama's plan provided ...

Bair Takes On Geithner - Election Impact: Good For Financial Stocks - Scoop ... - Politico

September 25, 2012

The first guest posts will offer differing views of the future of American manufacturing by Michael Lind of the New America Foundation and James Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute & CNBC ...

Exclusive: Boehner Huddles With Bowles On Fiscal Cliff | Politico

September 21, 2012

Simultaneously, Boehner's close aide Barry Jackson has been in contact with Maya MacGuineas, president of the Center for a Responsible Federal Budget, an organization with which Bowles is affiliated. Boehner's camp denies that Jackson is working with ...

Obama Leaves Out Most Mentions of Poverty | Politico

September 16, 2012

“People are much less inclined to support something that goes toward a targeted population than something that they can benefit from,” said Rachel Black, a senior policy analyst at the New America Foundation. By leaving the poor out of his conversations — favoring constructions such as “growing the middle class” — he’s able to corral more support than he might otherwise.

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The CIA's Unchecked Quasi-Military Role | Politico

May 10, 2012

In Pakistan, about 300 strikes since 2004 have killed between 2000 and 3000 people — mostly low-level fighters, according to the New America Foundation. The CIA has military-like authority. In Pakistan, and now in Yemen, it can target unidentified ...

Politico's The Arena: Is the State of the Union Still Useful?

  • By
  • Vishnu Sridharan,
  • New America Foundation
January 23, 2012 |

In an era of presidential tweeting and daily briefing, the unique role of the State of the Union is easy to miss. From a speech that was originally meant to "recommend to Congress¹s consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient," the event has now become an opportunity for the president to make the case on the national stage that his vision for the country has been and will continue to be the best response to the issues of our time.

Last Chance for Medicare, Medicaid Reform? Nope | POLITICO

November 22, 2011

“It certainly doesn't mean you can never, ever touch them, because we'll have to touch them,” said Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. With several bipartisan deficit reduction plans already ...

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