The Debt
  • 42. District of Columbia

    Deficit Soaring in 2018

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The federal deficit was 32 percent larger in the first 11 months of fiscal year 2018 than it was during the same time period in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office announced Monday. The deficit...

  • The Cost of War Since 9/11

    By Michael Rainey

    The wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria have cost the U.S. more than $1.5 trillion, according to Department of Defense data reported by CNCB Monday. The Pentagon report covers war-related operational...

  • Brady Ryan GOP Tax Plan

    Tax Cuts 2.0: What’s in the GOP Plan and Why It Matters

    With an eye toward November’s midterm elections, House Republicans on Monday unveiled legislation to make permanent the individual tax cuts and pass-through business deductions that were set to...

  • Trump speaks with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto about NAFTA  at the White House in Washington

    Trump Wanted Higher Taxes on the Rich – and to Print Lots of Money: Woodward

    By Michael Rainey

    Bob Woodward’s book on the Trump administration, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” hits bookstores Tuesday but has been making headlines for about a week as details leak out. According to a review of...

  • Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    Obama: 'Suddenly Deficits Do Not Matter'

    Former President Barack Obama stepped back into the political fray on Friday, delivering a blistering rebuke of President Trump and the Republican Party while signaling how he plans to campaign on...

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