bowles-simpson

How to sort out Social Security’s finances while making it more generous

Most debt plans, including Bowles-Simpson, include major cuts to Social Security. Sen. Mark Begich has another idea.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 16, 2012
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McConnell says Obama wants more revenue than Bowles-Simpson. It’s not so.

Contrary to popular belief, both Simpson-Bowles and Domenici-Rivlin are heavy on tax increases, moreso than Ryan's budget.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 15, 2012
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Here’s what Obama and Romney would pay under their tax plans. And what you would.

The candidates' tax burdens vary a lot depending on how the code is reformed.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 25, 2012
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Tax reform is likely to grow the 47 percent

Tax reform will increase the number of people paying no income tax, not decrease it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 19, 2012
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