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Economic Growth

  1. The 3 Claims Republicans Are Making About Their Tax Bill’s EffectsSome of the good things tax cuts produce are ephemeral; others could backfire.
  2. Uh-Oh: Tim Ryan Becomes the Star of a Republican Tax AdHis remarks were taken out of context in a GOP ad, but Tim Ryan can find ways to talk about economic growth without mentioning corporate tax cuts.
  3. The Trump Budget’s Approach to Welfare Is Based on Discredited DelusionsIf Trump cared about increasing productivity and growth — rather than redistributing wealth upward — he would increase social spending, not cut it.
  4. The OECD Endorses the Agenda of an Imaginary President TrumpThe OECD says Trump’s agenda will spur global growth, assuming that agenda includes free trade, subsidized child care, and job-retraining programs.
  5. U.S. Economy Starts Off 2016 on Wrong, Slow FootThe economy expanded at its slowest pace in two years, as business investment plummeted. But there’s reason to think things will get better before they get worse.
  6. Moody’s to Congress: No, Seriously, Raise the Debt CeilingOr we’ll lower your credit rating!
  7. More Jobs Added Than Expected Last Month, Unemployment Rate at 9 PercentBut wait, that’s up since last month.
  8. The Economy Grew at a Rate of 1.8 Percent Last Quarter, Slower Than ExpectedBut Obama released his birth certificate!