Introduction We're fixing a hole Launch Circle 'round the consumer price index The handoff Staking out territory Offer and counteroffer An agreement What was that we agreed to? The center must hold The challenge of reconciliation House on fire Tax tribulations Into the hands of the leaders Taxes and death The triumph of responsibility Postscript : the limits and potential of bipartisanship Appendixes A. primer on the budget process B. key budget terms C. chronology of important dates D. list of participants.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-267) and index.