Chait, Jonathan
March 1997
New Republic;03/17/97, Vol. 216 Issue 11, p13
Examines the Balanced Budget Amendment co-sponsored by U.S. Democratic Congressman Tim Johnson. Reason for the decision of Johnson to withdraw his support for the amendment; Analysis of the Democratic assertions about Social Security; Effect of the Balanced Budget Amendment on public spending; Amount required in balancing the budget without the use of trust fund.


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