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Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling

The federal debt ceiling will be reinstated on August 1, 2021, at
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Five Reasons to Pay for New Investments

Congress and the Administration are currently negotiating and developing legislation to invest in physical infrastructure, education, and other are
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Maya MacGuineas on Fox Business Discussing the Growing National Debt

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas joined “Mornings with Maria" on Fox Business to discuss the status of COVID re

How Long Before Cancelled Student Debt Would Return?

Federal student loan borrowers currently owe $1.6 trillion of student debt to the federal government.
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CBO Releases July 2021 Budget and Economic Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its updated Budget and Economic Outlook

Kerrey and Danforth Sound the Alarm on Long-Term Debt

Former Senators Bob Kerrey (D-NE) and John C. Danforth (R-MO) recently published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal highlighting the need to...
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President's Budget Would Add More to Debt With Tax Cut Extensions

President Joe Biden's Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget include
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Maya MacGuineas: Biden's Budget Reflects His Priorities, but Leaves Debt Unchecked

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.

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