• A selection of Glock pistols are seen for sale at the Pony Express Firearms shop in Parker

    How Much Would It Cost to Arm Teachers as Trump Proposed?

    What would it cost to arm more teachers is America’s schools, as President Trump has proposed? The Washington Post’s Philip Bump did some back-of-the-envelope math to try to find the answer. Bump...

  • How to Get Congress to Do Its Most Basic Job

    Congress may have agreed on a massive two-year budget deal this month, but the government is still running on a short-term spending bill through March 23. Earlier this week, USA Today’s Deirdre...

  • July 21, 2014

    Are We Turning the Dials the Wrong Way?

    “Federal fiscal policy is entering uncharted territory,” Goldman Sachs economists Alec Phillips and Blake Taylor warned Sunday in a research note. Their title: “What’s Wrong with Fiscal Policy?” You...

  • America's Staggering Defense Budget in One Chart

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The military news site Defense One examined the White House’s budget request for the Pentagon and mapped it against levels seen since the second world war. The site found that, “According to...

  • A War Within the VA

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    A White House official emailed a political appointee to the VA late last year about ways to oust Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, The New York Times reports. Shulkin says people in his...

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