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Federal debt grew more than twice the economy last quarter

(Daily Caller News Foundation) -- The federal government’s debt grew more than twice the amount that the economy did in the fourth quarter of...

U.S. national debt soared in 2023; per-taxpayer burden reached $100,000

(The Center Square) -- The U.S. national debt continued to soar in 2023, surpassing $33 trillion. It's still rising rapidly. The U.S. Treasury Department estimates the...

Americans are getting crushed by debt — and it may get...

(Daily Caller News Foundation) -- Americans are currently beset by record levels of debt, and their financial burden could further increase thanks to rising...

‘Wake-up call’: Top credit agency downgrades U.S. rating

(The Center Square) -- One of the top international credit rating agencies has downgraded the United States government’s credit rating from the highest level...

Debt ceiling sets up major battle in Congress

(The Center Square) — U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen sent a letter to Congressional leaders Thursday notifying them that the agency...

Commentary: Ignoring debt ruins the American dream for future generations

Let’s talk about long-term debt. Thrilling, I know, but also important because budget hawks are few and far between these days. Americans currently sit idly by as...

Walz Proposes Plan That Adds $1.3 Billion to Minnesota Debt

Governor Tim Walz has requested $1.3 billion dollars from the legislature in bonds, backed by Minnesota taxpayers, for this legislative session. 2018 is an...