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Each American's Share of the Public Debt Is Skyrocketing

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As Washington continues to spend much more than the nation can afford, every American will be on the hook for increasing levels of debt. Washington must cut spending to fix the debt.

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PUBLIC DEBT PER CAPITA

Each American's Share of the Public Debt Is Skyrocketing

Sources: Congressional Budget Office, Office of Management and Budget, and U.S. Census Bureau.