The Washington Post

Most previous standoffs were about spending and deficits. Not this time. The reasons why might surprise you.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 4, 2013
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Everyone likes to talk about how the budget deficit is so hard to close. Everyone is wrong, argues one NYU budget expert.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 24, 2013
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Wednesday you got to do the math on Mitt Romney's tax plan. Today you get to do the math on President Obama's -- and on Simpson-Bowles.

  • Dylan Matthews and Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 1, 2012
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The White House wants to keep the mortgage interest deduction for the middle-class. That may not be such a hot idea.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 28, 2012
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