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Opinion: Inflation Fears are Justified, But There’s No Reason to Panic (Yet)

For three consecutive months, the Consumer Price Index has revealed above-average annual inflation rates not seen since 2008. Understandably, Americans are nervous. Prices are rising and the Federal Reserve was caught by surprise. Many of the same public officials who have, for years, insisted that inflation should be higher are now scrambling to assure Americans

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Opinion: Balancing the Budget Is Not on Either Party’s Immediate Agenda

Remember when President Clinton worked with the Republican-led House to balance the federal budget? That was more than 20 years ago. Where is such bipartisanship today? Actually, there is bipartisanship on the budget. It has just been flipped on its head. Democrats and Republicans are as uninterested in balancing the budget as they are committed

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