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CBO's Deficit Projections Are Higher, Here's Why

In its updated Budget and Economic Outlook, the
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The Senate Budget Resolution Would Allow $1.75 Trillion of Borrowing

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released a budget resolution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 today that 
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Infrastructure Plan Will Add $400 Billion to the Deficit, CBO Finds

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just published its score of

How Much Could Build Back Better Add to the Debt?

Note: This analysis was updated for new data and details on August 11, 2021.
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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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