Alan Simpson

Sequester: Sixth time's the charm?

Mar 1, 2013
It’s not the first time Washington has cut budgets across the board. But even when sequesters were much smaller, they were a nightmare to carry out.
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Who are these budget-cutters, Simpson and Bowles?

Feb 19, 2013
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, with their second plan for cutting the deficit, get attention because their proposals fall in the middle between political extremes.
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