U.S. National Debt Approaches $18 Trillion
Created on December 4, 2014
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Source: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2015: Historical Tables, 2014, pp. 144–145, Table 7.1, http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals/ (accessed September 17, 2014).
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