December 20, 2018United States
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $15 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress have added to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.
September 16, 2008Political History and Theory
U.S. political conventions offer the parties a place to unite around presidential candidates and a vision for foreign and domestic policy.
December 21, 2007Congresses and Parliaments
Democrats in the 110th Congress failed to alter Bush administration policy on Iraq, but made an impact on trade and energy legislation.