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    Fiscal Policy: Mary Todd Lincoln and the White House Budget

    Feb 17, 13 • 384 Views • Economic History, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    How much of the federal budget should be spent on the White House? Abraham Lincoln would have replied, “Not very much.” Commenting on his wife’s purchases he realized, “It would stink in the nostrils of the American people to have it