Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Jon Queally, staff writer
Declaring that it's possible to reduce inequality, create jobs, make crucial investments, and actually shrink the deficit at the same time, CPC budget exemplifies quality of progressive solutions. Getting them enacted, however, is another story entirely. (CPC)
Passage of Republican House budget only highlights dark future of right-wing rule, but progressive alternative describes what's possible
Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer
Budget serves as GOP 'campaign manifesto' ahead of midterms
Jon Queally, staff writer
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) answers constituents' questions this month in Kenosha, Wis. (Kevin Poirier / Associated Press / March 20, 2014)
House GOP budget a 'Stinkburger,' says Obama, but president and national media...


Just As We Suspected Dept: A widely cited, newly updated chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows Bush-era tax cuts and two ill-advised wars - not the economic downturn - are primarily responsible for the massive debt now ostensibly prompting the GOP to cut every remotely useful program. The visuals speak volumes.