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Don't Get Too Excited About the Budget Deal

It’s nice that the budget deal prevented a government shutdown. But that’s about all it’s got going for it.

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Peter Orszag

Left-Handed? Prepare to Earn Less

Sure, three of the last four presidents have been left-handed. But new research says not to wish it on your kids.

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Peter Orszag

Health Care Costs and Patient Health

Healthcare costs vary greatly depending on where you are. While this fact is empirically known there is some debate about the reasons why. For decades, the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care has published research indicating that the varying healthcare costs are attributed to differences in practice. 410 more words

Peter Orszag

Paul Ryan’s stunning hypocrisy: The little-noticed way the GOP proved it’s full of it

SALON ~ ELIAS ISQUITH

GOP’s still banging the “Grubergate” drum — but an under-the-radar push from Ryan shows they don’t mean a word

As a general rule, I try not to write about hypocrisy in politics. 768 more words

Paul Ryan

A Party Hack Would Ruin the CBO

The Congressional Budget Office should be able to celebrate its 40th anniversary this coming February with pride. The agency plays a crucial role in the… 8 more words

Peter Orszag

Ready for the next Do-Nothing Congress?

Peter Orszag wrote this before Tuesday’s elections. It was published at Bloomberg View before voting even started. He doesn’t enjoy being this sort of savant – but, I don’t think he’s wrong? 493 more words

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A New Do-Nothing Congress

Anyone who expects Republican control of the Senate to produce broad
tax reform or immigration reform over the next two years is likely to be disappointed. 8 more words

Peter Orszag