The latest official numbers, including the budget and economic forecast for the next decade as well as the long-term budget outlook for the next 30 years from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), show national debt rising well past historical norms and warns of serious consequences. Here are the key figures and what they mean.
Budget Deficits Will Rise Substantially Over the Next Decade
National Debt Will Continue to Grow Towards Record Levels
The Consequences of Rising Debt Are High
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