Stories tagged: National Debt
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Trump seeks 15 percent corporate tax rate, even if it swells the national debt
President Donald Trump has instructed advisers to drastically cut the corporate tax rate even though doing so will expand the deficit and grow the national debt, sticking to one of …
Fri., April 22, 2016, midnight
Noah Smith: America not having a debt crisis
U.S. debt isn’t frighteningly large, nor is it growing in relation to the economy.
Sat., March 9, 2013, midnight
Risch pessimistic about odds for progress in Congress
Idaho’s junior U.S. senator sees little hope for breakthrough on some of the thorniest issues confronting Congress and the president this year. “In the short term I’m very, very pessimistic,” …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2011, 1:05 p.m.
Fighting the debt, out of their own pockets
Atanacio Garcia isn’t waiting for Washington to reduce the national debt. The 84-year-old retired postal worker from San Antonio, Texas, a man of simple means and a simple credo, donates …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2011, 3:10 p.m.
Odd couple chairs supercommittee, shares power
He’s a lanky Texas conservative who chose law school over chicken farming. She’s a liberal from Seattle with steel in the toes of her famous tennis shoes. They have almost …