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Maya MacGuineas: $20 Trillion in National Debt Is a Big Deal

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

Why Did Debt Jump $318 Billion in One Day?

On September 8, 2017, gross U.S. debt increased almost $318 billion after President Trump signed legislation temporarily suspending the debt limit as...

Q&A: Gross Debt Versus Debt Held by the Public

On September 8, the federal government's gross debt exceeded $20 trillion for the first time. This mark serves as an important reminder of the nation...

FY 2018 Budget Resolution Resources

Budget season is underway as part of a busy fall on Capitol Hill. Below are all CRFB publications related to the budget resolution. Check out the...

The Republican Study Committee's Budget "Securing America's Future Economy"

As the House and Senate move forward in considering the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget over the next few weeks, the Republican Study Committee (RSC)...

Ed Rendell and Judd Gregg: Playing Politics with the Nation’s Financial Future

Ed Rendell and Judd Gregg are co-chairs of the Fix the Debt Campaign, a project of CRFB. Judd Gregg, a former Republican senator from New...