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US Debt Currently at 50 Year High but Worst Is Yet to Come

Created on September 19, 2013

US Debt Currently at 50 Year High but Worst Is Yet to Come

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Keywords: publicly held debt, projected, 100 percent mark, World War II, Great Depression, World War I

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data from the Congressional Budget Office, The 2013 Long-Term Budget Outlook, CBO Extended Baseline and Alternative Fiscal Scenario, September 17, 2013, http://cbo.gov/publication/44521 (accessed September 17, 2013).

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