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While on the stump, 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have been unveiling one lofty policy promise after another—with little abandon to the rising price tag.  https://lat.ms/2YyKEVY 

There’s everything from four years of college to first-class medical care to cash payments for the middle class.

Candidates’ breezy assurances that these promises can be upheld for free have concerned even liberal economists.  https://lat.ms/2VXLaQF 

Promises to roll back the Trump tax cuts don’t come close to covering the bill.

The additional levies on the wealthy and corporations that some candidates promote wouldn’t do the trick, either, Democratic economists agree.  https://lat.ms/2YyKEVY 


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