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The Export-Import Bank: Just the Facts

Via Heritage Action: Background: In 2012, legislation to reauthorize and increase Ex-Im’s lending authority by 40 percent, from $100 billion to $140 billion, passed in the House and Senate. With its charter set to expire at the end of September, … Continue reading

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US News: Obama Outspent Last Five Presidents

US News & World Report: President Obama has shelled out more in federal spending than the five presidents that came before him. A new chart by the Comeback America Initiative (CAI), a non-partisan group dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility by policymakers, shows federal … Continue reading

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CBO another reports another $1 trillion deficit

It is enough to make one ill. Politico: The government faces a fourth year of trillion-plus deficits in 2012, according to new projections released Tuesday—numbers which also show little relief in the future unless Washington comes to grips with needed changes in … Continue reading

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