Issues


Nov 08, 2018

The Truth About Trade Deficits

Freedom Partners has produced a series of short, sharable videos to tackle some basic principles of free trade. In the first video, economist Dan Mitchell, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Center…

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Nov 07, 2018

Freedom Partners: America Needs Bold Leadership from Policy Champions Following Election

Arlington, VA – Following Tuesday’s election, Freedom Partners congratulated its policy champions who prevailed and called for Americans to unite around shared values to solve the challenges facing the nation. Freedom Partners…

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Nov 02, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – October 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 250,000 jobs in October, beating expectations, and the U.S. unemployment rate stayed the same at a 49-year…

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Nov 02, 2018

We Need Fewer Tariffs, Not More Farm Aid

The avoidable costs of ill-conceived tariffs continue to mount. To help farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs levied on American dairy products in response to the Trump administration’s tariffs, Washington recently…

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Nov 01, 2018

Lawmakers Look to Expand Electric Vehicle Subsidy, But Americans Want it Gone

Purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) in the United States comes with a tax credit. Buyers can file for the non-refundable credit with their tax return and get up to $7,500…

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Oct 31, 2018

Associated Press Catches Up with Trade Builds America Panelist Chris Scott

“We first saw the steel tariffs hit us in January and February. Last night we went back to our hotel room and we saw another round of tariffs hitting our shelf brackets…

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Oct 29, 2018

Bipartisan Laws Will Reopen Cold Cases, Leverage Modern DNA Technology

For some victims of heinous crimes, justice has an expiration date. But modern technology and modern policies are starting to change that. In early October, President Donald Trump signed into law the…

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Oct 29, 2018

4 ‘Tariffying’ Things to Look Out for This Halloween

Is the most terrifying thing this Halloween a haunted house? A haunted corn maze? A scary movie? No! The most terrifying — well, “tariffying” — thing this Halloween is the impact that the Trump…

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Oct 26, 2018

2018 Q3: Economy Grew At A 3.5 Percent Rate; Fastest Consumer Spending Since 2014 (Advance Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its first estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2018, and announced that the U.S. economy expanded at…

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Oct 26, 2018

Tariffs Are Giving America’s Big Businesses a Run for Their Money

Some of the largest companies in the United States cannot avoid the Trump administration’s tariffs. CNBC noted on Oct. 24 that, of the 110 S&P 500 companies that reported…

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