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Entitlements and Interest Are Crowding Out Other Spending

Created on October 16, 2012

Entitlements and Interest Are Crowding Out Other Spending

Federal Spending by the Numbers 2012

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Other

Defense Discretionary

Net Interest

Medicaid, CHIP, Obamacare

Medicare

Social Security

share of total outlays

Sources: Congressional Budget Office, An Update to the Economic and Budget Outlook: Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022, Table 1-1, http://cbo.gov/publication/43543 (accessed August 23, 2012), and Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the U.S. Government, FY 2013: Historical Tables, Table 8.5, February 2012, http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals (accessed August 8, 2012).