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News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

House Budget Committee staffers delivered President Trump’s financial year 2019 budget on Capitol Hill.
News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

House Budget Committee staffers delivered President Trump’s financial year 2019 budget on Capitol Hill.
Federal Budget Deficit Projected to Soar to Over $1 Trillion in 2020

Federal Budget Deficit Projected to Soar to Over $1 Trillion in 2020

The government’s mounting debt has seemed of little consequence on Capitol Hill in recent months as Republicans in Congress successfully worked to pass a sweeping package of tax cuts.
Federal Budget Deficit Projected to Soar to Over $1 Trillion in 2020

Federal Budget Deficit Projected to Soar to Over $1 Trillion in 2020

The government’s mounting debt has seemed of little consequence on Capitol Hill in recent months as Republicans in Congress successfully worked to pass a sweeping package of tax cuts.
House Votes to Trim Unused Funding, a Gesture of Fiscal Restraint

House Votes to Trim Unused Funding, a Gesture of Fiscal Restraint

The new bill would have little practical effect on the government’s overall fiscal condition, given that much of the funding was not expected to be spent anyway.
How Republican Hypocrisy Lifts Social Democrats

How Republican Hypocrisy Lifts Social Democrats

Supporters gathered to hear Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speak in support of Democratic congressional candidate James Thompson in Wichita, Kan., in July.
No, Tariffs Aren’t Going to Pay Down the National Debt

No, Tariffs Aren’t Going to Pay Down the National Debt

A steel mill in China. President Trump has contended that tariffs on steel, aluminum and a variety of imported Chinese goods would generate sufficient revenue to reduce the federal debt.
No, Tariffs Aren’t Going to Pay Down the National Debt

No, Tariffs Aren’t Going to Pay Down the National Debt

A steel mill in China. President Trump has contended that tariffs on steel, aluminum and a variety of imported Chinese goods would generate sufficient revenue to reduce the federal debt.
Days of Fear, Years of Obstruction

Days of Fear, Years of Obstruction

Job seekers in line to meet prospective employers in New York in 2012.
As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military

As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military

Interest payments on the federal debt could surpass the Defense Department budget in 2023.
As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military

As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military

Interest payments on the federal debt could surpass the Defense Department budget in 2023.
DealBook: The Unknowable Fallout of China’s Trade War Nuclear Option

DealBook: The Unknowable Fallout of China’s Trade War Nuclear Option

China holds more than $1 trillion in United States government debt. Should it choose to make use of it in a trade war, the fallout would be difficult to forecast.
DealBook: The Unknowable Fallout of China’s Trade War Nuclear Option

DealBook: The Unknowable Fallout of China’s Trade War Nuclear Option

China holds more than $1 trillion in United States government debt. Should it choose to make use of it in a trade war, the fallout would be difficult to forecast.
Budget Deficit Jumps Nearly 17% in 2018

Budget Deficit Jumps Nearly 17% in 2018

Treasury Department data show the federal budget deficit rose to $779 billion in fiscal year 2018, an increase of nearly 17 percent year over year.
Republicans Look to Safety Net Programs as Deficit Balloons

Republicans Look to Safety Net Programs as Deficit Balloons

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, says the federal deficit is rising because of spending on programs like Social Security and Medicare, not tax cuts.