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Public Debt at 66 Year High

Created on July 14, 2016

Public Debt at 66 Year High

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Read the original report, "Grim Budget Projections Show Need for More Congressional Action, Less Rhetoric," by Justin Bogie.

Due to unchecked federal spending, publicly held federal debt is at its highest level since World War II and is projected to nearly double in 30 years.

Source: Congressional Budget Office.

Tags: public-debt, national-debt