Do benefit programs, such as food stamps and Medicaid, penalize marriage and affect the choices of poor and lower-middle-class families? Join AEI and the Institute for Family Studies for a discussion of a new report.
Twenty-five percent of Republican registered voters have a favorable view of Ted Cruz, down from 44 percent before the GOP convention.
A new poll shows that although both Mike Pence and Tim Kaine are not well-known at this point, voters have some thoughts about their selection.
Visiting Fellow Ramesh Ponnuru discusses the latest political headlines on CBS’s “Face the Nation”.
Whatever grains of truth there might be in his now infamous interview with The New York Times, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump fails to note either the economic or geopolitical realities.
Lawmakers on both sides have expressed interest in expanding the EITC. But this seems unlikely without addressing the error problem and marriage penalty.
Fueled by solid job gains, low mortgage rates, and high and growing leverage, the national seller’s market is now in its 45th month. Median home prices for the US as a whole have risen relative to median household income, retracing about a third of the drop from the 2006 peak to the 2012 trough, thus crimping affordability.
Despite advances in the treatment of rare diseases, the bureaucracy surrounding the FDA refuses to adapt to the current means of medical innovation. The 21st Century Cures Act would help to modernize the FDA approval process and increase patient access to novel therapies.
Data from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration indicate that Americans are concerned about, and recognize important differences between, online security and privacy.
The IRS primarily serves as our nation’s tax collector, but it is also one of our nation’s largest conduits for delivering social benefits, most prominently the earned income tax credit (EITC).
How could the IRS more effectively distribute government benefits, such as the EITC? Join AEI for a discussion of a new proposal for improving the administration of tax-based benefits.
AEI Resident Fellow Michael Barone and “Q&A” host Jay Nordlinger discuss Barone’s extensive knowledge of American politics.