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Dec 17, 2013, 11:15 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on Senate Vote of Budget Deal

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Dec 10, 2013, 07:28 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on Conference Committee Budget Deal

"We are relieved that Chairman Ryan and Chairman Murray have negotiated a bipartisan agreement to set FY2014 and FY2015 spending levels and replace a ...


Nov 21, 2013, 12:45 ET Campaign to Fix the Debt on the Release of Tax Reform Discussion Papers

Today, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus released the last in a series of tax reform discussion drafts aimed at developing proposals to...


Nov 13, 2013, 01:00 ET Campaign to Fix the Debt on the Second Meeting of the Budget Conference Committee

Today, the budget conference committee met for the second time as lawmakers continued negotiations to reconcile the differences between the House and ...


Oct 30, 2013, 02:37 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Oct 29, 2013, 02:35 ET Fix the Debt Urges Budget Conferees to Confront Nation's Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Today, the Campaign to Fix the Debt sent an open letter to members of the Congressional conference committee over the budget, urging each of them to...


Oct 25, 2013, 02:55 ET Poll: Broad Support for Comprehensive Plan to Fix the National Debt

Today, the Campaign to Fix the Debt released results of a recently-completed national survey that suggest a major shift in voter attitudes on the...


Oct 21, 2013, 10:17 ET Campaign to Fix the Debt Releases Citizens' Plan

On the heels of a government shutdown and a near catastrophic default, the Campaign to Fix the Debt has released "The Citizens' Plan to Fix the...


Oct 16, 2013, 01:37 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt

Today, Senate leaders announced a plan to re-open the government through January 15, raise the debt ceiling through February 7, and set up a budget...


Oct 15, 2013, 11:27 ET Leon Panetta and Others at National Press Club this Wednesday

This Wednesday, the Campaign to Fix the Debt will convene a press conference with former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and a group of leaders...


Oct 14, 2013, 10:10 ET Simpson-Bowles Launch National Ad Campaign to Fix the Debt

On Tuesday, co-founders of the Campaign to Fix the Debt Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles will launch a national advertising campaign. The television...


Oct 14, 2013, 06:00 ET Leon Panetta and Others at National Press Club this Wednesday

This Wednesday, the Campaign to Fix the Debt will convene a press conference with former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and a group of leaders...


Oct 10, 2013, 12:58 ET Campaign to Fix the Debt Launches Governors Fiscal Leadership Council

Today, the Campaign to Fix the Debt announced the creation of the Governors Fiscal Leadership Council (GFLC), a bipartisan group of 40 former...


Oct 08, 2013, 10:37 ET Former Members of Congress Sign the Campaign to Fix the Debt's Bipartisan Congressional Fiscal Leadership Council's Open Letter

Today, the Campaign to Fix the Debt's Congressional Fiscal Leadership Council (CFLC), a bipartisan group of 120 former federal lawmakers from across...


Oct 07, 2013, 03:15 ET Fix the Debt Echoes Calls for a Grand Bargain

The Campaign to Fix the Debt urges leaders in both parties to act swiftly and use this moment to enact a "Grand Bargain" to put the country on a...


Oct 01, 2013, 09:58 ET Campaign to Fix the Debt Reacts to the Government Shutdown

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Sep 27, 2013, 02:30 ET Campaign to Fix the Debt Reacts to Senate Passage of the Continuing Resolution

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Sep 20, 2013, 12:01 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on the House's Passage of the Continuing Resolution

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Aug 30, 2013, 01:46 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on Finding Common Ground

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Aug 29, 2013, 12:55 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on Fiscal Discussions

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Aug 27, 2013, 12:34 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on Debt Limit

he following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Jul 24, 2013, 04:03 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt

"Earlier today, President Obama gave a highly-anticipated address on our nation's ongoing economic challenges. While the Campaign to Fix the Debt was ...


Jul 24, 2013, 01:23 ET Statements from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on the INFORM Act

The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the...


Jul 23, 2013, 09:48 ET Campaign to Fix the Debt Celebrates Successful National Fly-In

Last week, more than fifty members from nineteen state chapters of the Campaign to Fix the Debt traveled to Washington, D.C. to speak with their...


Jul 23, 2013, 01:25 ET Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt

"Tomorrow, President Obama will give what is being called a 'major address' on pressing economic challenges. Fix the Debt is hopeful that the...