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Why skyrocketing federal debt will mean the next recession is harder to overcome

Why skyrocketing federal debt will mean the next recession is harder to overcome

Update: 2019-08-22
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The Congressional Budget Office says the U.S. deficit is reaching its highest levels since the end of World War II, when considered as a share of the total economy. In the next decade, it's projected to grow by $800 billion more than originally expected, due to spending, tax cuts and slower economic growth. Lisa Desjardins talks to Maya MacGuineas of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
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Why skyrocketing federal debt will mean the next recession is harder to overcome

Why skyrocketing federal debt will mean the next recession is harder to overcome

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