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Two-Thirds of All Federal Spending Went to Entitlement Programs in 2014

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Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, welfare and other benefit programs, and interest on the debt made up 66 percent of federal spending in 2014.

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SHARE OF FEDERAL SPENDING IN 2014

Two-Thirds of All Federal Spending Went to Entitlement Programs in 2014

Source: Office of Management and Budget.