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US Fiscal Confidence Drops as Era of Divided Government Begins
“With interest on the debt rising to more than $1 billion a day, voters know our fiscal condition is simply not sustainable,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE February 3, 2023
How to Rise above Gridlock: Political and Policy Experts Show Pathway to Bipartisan Progress under Divided Government
Eight New Essays Bring Practical Advice for Congress and the Administration to address America’s Most Pressing Fiscal and Economic Challenges
READ MORE February 2, 2023
New Year’s Resolution: 9 in 10 Voters Say Leaders in Divided Government in 2023 have a Responsibility to Work Together on National Debt
“Across party lines, vast majorities of voters believe that divided government brings an important responsibility for our leaders to work together to secure our fiscal future,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peterson Foundation.
READ MORE January 5, 2023

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