Francis Cianfrocca joins Ben Domenech for the Thursday, October 8th edition of Coffee & Markets, a series of brief morning podcasts on politics and the marketplace, now appearing as well on WashingtonTimes.com.
Today’s podcast focuses on the latest news from Washington about health care reform — the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus’s Chairman’s Mark gives the Senate the cover they need to pass a plan, one that proves powerful disincentives for success.
Items discussed include:
Tevi Troy on the CBO Score
WP: CBO Gives Senate Cover
Mankiw: A 70 Percent Marginal Tax Rate?
National Journal on the vote schedule
Rasmussen: 55% Oppose Individual Mandate
Ezra Klein: Meet the New Health Care System
Capretta: A Tax on Work