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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Chained CPI sounds technical and complicated. But it's really just a big benefit cut and a mild tax increase.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 11, 2012
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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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